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Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Partridge Fire UPDATE September 15, 2015

Date of Detection: September 4, 2015
Current Size: 553 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: Minimal fire growth is expected today due to precipitation today and through Thursday. Resources assigned to the incident will continue to improve the Baker Draw Road and Warm River Road. The Partridge Fire experienced moderate fire growth yesterday due to southwest winds. 

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: A low pressure system is currently approaching the Pacific Coast, bringing the first of several disturbances into the area. This system will bring a good chance of rain, isolated thunderstorms and cooler temperatures.
 You can find additional information regarding the Partridge Fire at:

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