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Narrative & Summary for 9-12-03 at 6pm

Start Time: July 23, 2003 at 4:45pm
Start Location: 8 miles north of Columbia Falls Montana
Cause of Fire: Under investigation
Area Vegetation: Timber
Acres Burned: 57,570
Structures Burned: 3
% Contained: 60
Target Containment: October 1, 2003
Temperature Tomorrow: 52 - 64
Relative Humidity Tomorrow: 28 - 40%
Wind Speeds Tomorrow: 6 with gusts to 12 mph
Wind Direction Tomorrow: West
# of Engines: 15
# of Bulldozers: 0
# of hand crews: 5
# of helicopters: 3
# of water tenders: 11
Total # of Personnel: 484

As of 9/12/03 - 6pm

  • Location: 8 miles north of Columbus Falls Montana
  • Date of Origin: 7-23-03
  • Size: 57,570 acres
  • Contained: 60%
  • Estimated Containment Date: 10-1-03
  • Number of Incident Personnel: 484

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