Miner Paradise Complex Update September 17th
Gallatin National Forest Fire Update: Miner Paradise Complex Date: September 17 2013 Contact: Karen Tuscano 10:00 a.m. Fire Information: (406) 223-2028 Website Info: www.inciweb.org FIRE... more
The Miner Paradise Complex consists of the Emigrant Fire Sheep Fire and the North Eightmile Fire. A local Forest Service Type 3 organization took over managing the three fires the morning of Monday September 9. The Horsetail Fire will be managed by the local Bozeman Ranger District fire personnel.
The closure area around the Sheep Fire has been lifted. Closures around the Emigrant Fire include FS Road 348 from its junction with the Gold Prize Road. FS Trails #61 (Sixmile Trail) #606 (North Fork Sixmile Trail) and #65 (Emigrant Creek Trail) will remain closed in their entirety. Please see the maps page under this incident for the revised map of the Emigrant Fire closure area.
All fires in the complex have shown little or no fire activity recently. Suppression rehab efforts have been completed on the Sheep Fire and Emigrant Fire. The Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) Team completed their on-site assessment of the burned areas. For specific information on individual fires please see the latest daily update on the news page under this incident.
All fire restrictions on the Gallatin National Forest have been lifted as of early morning on Friday September 13.
|Date of Origin||Friday August 16th, 2013 approx. 09:30 AM|
|Location||Paradise Valley S of Livingston, MT; Tom Miner NW of Gardiner, MT; Gallatin Crest-Horsetail Falls|
|Estimated Containment Date||Tuesday October 15th, 2013 approx. 12:00 AM|
The closure area around the Sheep Fire has been lifted. The closure around the Emigrant Fire has been reduced. Please see the maps section on this site for a detailed map.
All fire restrictions on the Gallatin National Forest have been lifted.
|Wind Conditions||2 mph E|