Any word on the fire south of town!
Posted by Marty Scheid (+174) 24 days ago
Anybody hear about size or containment?
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Posted by milestown (+243) 23 days ago
Where is the fire located and how big is it ?
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Posted by nativemc (+226) 23 days ago
According to the Gazette it has already grown to 40,000 acres and their main focus right now is structure protection.
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Posted by SeptyTwo (+587) 23 days ago
Coworker has an app listing fires...

It basically said there is big fire 35 miles SE of Miles City and another big fire 45 miles NW of Broadus... It didn't give any more specifics than that.

But it seems like the area between Miles City and Broadus is on fire for the most part.
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Posted by Marty Scheid (+174) 23 days ago
For it being that far away it sure is smoky here in MC!
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Posted by Camp 21 (+98) 23 days ago
The smoke is most likely from the fire that began in the Forest near Ashland and has crossed to Liscomb Creek Mountain.... heading to the Tongue River.
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Posted by SeptyTwo (+587) 23 days ago
I flew back From Arkansas yesterday and like usual, had the first stop in Denver, before going to Billings.

Anywho, Flying in, and in the terminal looking out the windows, you could not see the Rockies AT ALL due to the haze. Even flying in. was weird
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Posted by Don Birkholz (+961) 23 days ago
The fire NW of Broadus is on the Krutzfeldts (and others). Ashes are falling in Broadus from the 40,000 acre fire in Custer National forest.
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Posted by Ken Ziebarth (+316) 23 days ago
This post was removed 23 days ago.
It was removed because it was a duplicate.
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Posted by Ken Ziebarth (+316) 23 days ago
Bring up https://www.wunderground.com/wundermap and turn on the Active Fires layer. All (well the location at least) will be revealed.
I don't yet see it listed on the Montana Inciweb site, https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/state/27.
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Posted by MRH (+1233) 23 days ago
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Ken Ziebarth wrote:
Bring up https://www.wunderground.com/wundermap and turn on the Active Fires layer. All (well the location at least) will be revealed.
I don't yet see it listed on the Montana Inciweb site, https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/state/27.
Ken Ziebarth


I do not see any reference to the active fire layer. This is the first time I've accessed this site. What am I missing?
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Posted by David Schott (+10680) 23 days ago
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The option to turn on the active fire layer is hidden behind an ad on the lower right. If you "CLOSE THIS AD" you will see a checkbox to turn on the Active Fires.
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Posted by MRH (+1233) 23 days ago
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David Schott wrote:
The option to turn on the active fire layer is hidden behind an ad on the lower right. If you "CLOSE THIS AD" you will see a checkbox to turn on the Active Fires.


Thank you.
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Posted by Bob Netherton III (+1321) 23 days ago
The "Sartin Draw Fire" is on inciweb. Its up to 80,000 acres. They list it as 20 miles NE of Ashland.
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Posted by Ken Ziebarth (+316) 22 days ago
Yes, Sartin Draw Fire seems to be the one.
https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/5573/
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Posted by Ken Ziebarth (+316) 22 days ago
Another resource for fire maps is GeoMac, from USGS. https://geomac.usgs.gov/v...ewer.shtml
I seems likely this is the source used by Wundermap.
Search for the fire name, or manually zoom to the approximate location.
KZ
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