The Myrtle Fire was 100% contained on 7/24/2012 and continues to be under the command of a local Type 3 Team led by Incident Commander Tim Oliverius.
Crews are rapping up the rehabitation work and antipate having it completed in the next couple days.
A Burned Area Emergency Response from the Black Hills National Forest will continue their work on determining the post -wildfire impacts and identifing the most effective rehabilitation treatments.
Full demobilization of the Type 3 Team is expected early next week.
Special Prevention Message: Stage II Fire & Smoking Restrictions are in place on the Black Hills National Forest. Fireworks are always prohibited on public lands. For complete information on Stage II Fire & Smoking Restrictions, please visit http://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE DOCUMENTS/stelprdb5378450.pdf
|Date of Origin||Thursday July 19th, 2012 approx. 01:30 PM|
|Location||Approximately 1 mile east of Pringle|
|Incident Commander||Tim Oliverius|
|Estimated Containment Date||Tuesday July 24th, 2012 approx. 12:00 AM|
9 Hardwood Litter FM2 and FM9
100% containment was achieved on 7/24/2012.
Continue patrol,mop-up and rehab activities with Type III organization.
This will be the last 209 unless significant activity occurs. Block 8-human caused (mechanical). Block 21-knee injury that occured late in yesterday's operational period. Continuing demob and reassignment of excess resources. Wind Cave NP is open to the public. Transfer of command to the Type III team will occur at 0600 7/25/12.
|Wind Conditions||12 mph SE|