Morning update from Eagle Creek 9-28-12
Northern RockiesIncident Management TeamTom Heintz, Incident Commander Eagle Creek NOTE THIS WILL BE THE LAST DAILY UPDATE FROM THIS INCIDENTDAILY INFORMATION FACT SHEET Date: September 28, 2012... more
This human caused wildland fire was detected on September 22, 2012 at approximately 3:20 pm. Initial attack was hampered by wind (wind driven fire), topography (steep terrain), low fuel moistures and humidity, and resource needs. Based on the high probability this fire would continue to spread it was determined to order an Incident Management Team from the Northern Rockies Coordination Center. Range land and commercial timber resources are at risk from this fire burning in Grass and Timber fuel types.
Management of this fire was sucessfully returned to the Northern Cheyenne Agency at 0600 on Sept 29th, 2012, and the Heintz IMT demobilized.
|Date of Origin||Saturday September 22nd, 2012 approx. 03:22 PM|
|Location||12 miles South of Lame Deer, MT|
|Incident Commander||Tom Heintz|
|Estimated Containment Date||Friday September 28th, 2012 approx. 12:00 AM|
2 Timber (grass understory)
Rehabilitation of dozer lines started following review and approval of Northern Cheyenne Tribal Cultural Resource Specialist. Line resources continued to inventory and map all existing dozer lines. Continued mop up operations 3 to 5 chains from fire perimeter and interior unburned islands where feasible.
Fire returned to the Agency at 0600 on Sept 29, 2012
|Wind Conditions||10 mph SW|