The Black Tail Ridge Fire is now 100% contained. Rick Kusicko's Type 2 Incident Management Team has been demobilized, and John Airhart's local Type 3 team began managing suppression efforts on the fire at 6:00 a.m., Sunday, September 9th.
|Cause||Undetermined; Likely Human|
|Date of Origin||Sunday September 02nd, 2012 approx. 04:26 PM|
|Location||3 miles south of Plains, MT|
|Incident Commander||Rick Kusicko|
|Estimated Containment Date||Saturday September 08th, 2012 approx. 06:00 PM|
2 Timber (grass and understory); Light logging slash, open pine, bitter brush and grass.
Containment attained evening 09/07/12.
Continue mopup and line patrol.
Transition to the Type 3 organisation will occur at 0600 09/09/12
|Wind Conditions||9 mph E|