Redhorn Fire Update for August 7, 2022
Location: 7 air miles northeast of St. Ignatius, Montana in Tribal Mission Mountain Wilderness within the Grizzly Bear Management Zone.
Estimated Size: 343 acres Containment: 0%
Incident Command: Local Type 3 organization, Art Trahan, Incident Commander, Richard Fisher (T)
Evacuations and Closures: There are no evacuations or closures associated with the fire at this time, however the area is closed to recreation due to grizzly bear habitat from July 15 to October 1 yearly.
No structures are threatened.
Current and Planned Activity: Hand crews will continue constructing a fuel break along the M-3000 road, starting at McDonald Lake headed west. A Type I helicopter will be doing water drops throughout the day along the lower west perimeter of the fire, focused on slowing downhill movement of the fire.
Weather Outlook: Mostly sunny, Temp- 90-95 valleys and 65-70 ridges. Relative humidity- 8-18 percent valleys and 15-25 percent ridges. Wind- Southwest 5-10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.