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Monday, September 14, 2015

Partridge Fire UPDATE -September 14, 2015

Date of Detection: September 4, 2015
Current Size: 363 Acres
Location:  The fire is located approximately 9 miles East-Southeast of Osborn Bridge near Warm River Road.
Legal Description: T11N, R44E, Sec 17
Cause: Lightning
Containment: 0%

Resources on Fire: A Type 3 Management Team is in command of the fire.  Incident Commander Jared Mattson.

CREWS
TYPE 1
HELICOPTERS (HEAVY)
TYPE 2 HELICOPTERS (MED.)
TYPE 3 HELICOPTERS
(LIGHT)
ENGINES
Masticator
2


1
7
1

Remarks: The Partridge Fire continues to slowly working its way north and east. The fire is torching and spotting with short crown runs, creating a natural fuels reduction area. The objective to allow the fire to play its role in the ecosystem remains effective. An incoming weather event today and tomorrow is expected to slow the progress of the fire.

Closures:
Beginning at the Junction of Forest Road #161 and FS Road #150 head East on FS Road #161 to FS Road #082.  Head South along FS Road #082 to the Junction with FS Road #572.  Then head West along FS Road #572 to FS Trail #133.  Follow FS Trail #133 to the West to the Junction with FS Road #153.  Follow FS Road #153 to the West to the Junction with FS Road #150.  Head North along FS Road #150 until the intersection with the point of beginning.
All trails that are within and those that make up the boundaries to this area closure are closed due to the Partridge Fire.
All roads that are within and those that make up the boundaries to this area closure are closed except FS Road #082 and FS Road #572.
NOTE: Fish Creek Road #082 and Big Grassy Road #572 will remain CLOSED.

Weather: The first wave of several storms is expected this afternoon into the evening, bring showers and thunderstorms. Temperatures will remain above normal Monday, with breezy conditions ahead of thunderstorms. Tueday is expected to continue with breezy conditions with afternoon showers. Expect .25-.75 inches of rain late Monday afternoon through Tuesday.




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