#BlueRidgeComplexFire | Montana | Newly Reported!

JORDAN, MONTANA

Three firefighters reel in hose to a Type 6 wildland engine

Type 6 engines picking up hose. (Photo Courtesy: Inciweb)

Incident Summary

The Blue Ridge Complex Fire is comprised of 5 separate fires burning 39 miles NW of Jordan in Garfield County (Eastern) Montana.

#5011 Fire,  #Curry Fire, #Germaine Fire , #Russell Fire and #Westholder Fire

The wildfires started on July 10th around 1110 hours from an unknown cause, that is currently  under investigation.

Size

Collectively, there have been 3,000 acres destroyed with a 0% containment status.

Fire Fuels

Fire fuels include hardwood litter, timber, grass and understory.

Fire Behavior

Active torching and running. Firefighters will continue structure protection, burnouts and addressing hot spots.

Resources

Resources include 23 total personnel, 5 engines and 2 helicopters.

Cost-To-Date

$152,000.

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