Montana – The Elk Hill Wildfire broke out on April 9th and had been actively burning grass and downfall near the lower North Fork Sun River and SE of the Lewis & Clark National Forest Service cabin on Cabin Creek in the Bob Marshall Wilderness of the Rocky Mountain Ranger District in Montana.
The fire deemed to have started either by warming or a campfire had spread to being within the perimeter of a previous wildfire that burned in the Circle Creek area back in 2005.
On Thursday night into this morning, the area received 10-inches of snow, enabling Fire Managers allowing a 100% containment status. Due to this precipitation, Fire resources and personnel had been released down to 20 still assigned to this incident. The incident is currently in monitoring status.
A total of 1086 acres were burned.
No Cost-to-Date was known at the time of this post.
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