Sunday, May 14, 2017

May 14, 2017 - Update

Wish Fire
   * Reported at 3:47 pm. Controlled at 7:30 pm
   * Cause Lighting
   * Size 0.25 acres
   * US Forest Service Land
   * Federal Resources responded


Mother's Day Fire
   * Reported at 1:43 pm; contained at 5:17 pm.
   * East of Chadron off Bordeaux Road, State jurisdiction - NE Game and Parks Wildlife Managment Area
   * < 1 acre
   * Federal resource
   * In mop-up

Friday, May 12, 2017

Friday, May 12, 2017

* Mountain Goat Fire
* < 0.1 acre
* Reported at 10:54 am and 100% controlled at 11:30 am
* Cause - lightning
* Private land, approx. 4 1/2 miles south of Custer, SD
* State and Federal Resources responded

Thursday, May 11, 2017

May 11, 20017 Updated at 5:30 PM

Chester Middle Pasture RX prescribed burn. Final Post



















Above, Initial ignition




















Rx Burn progressing, above and the burn crew, below.
















* 100% contained; mop-up continues.
* Photo credits, Ryan Cumbow, FMO
* Final size 354 acres on the Fort Pierre National Grassland
* Approx. 6 miles northwest of Vivian, SD
* Federal, state and local resources. Most released by 5:30 p.m. Monitoring will continue as needed.
* Ignition today at 12:30 pm, CDT; 100% contained at 5:30 pm.
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Saturday, May 6, 2017

May 6, 2017


Updated 8:52 pm

* Anchor Fire, reported at 1:40 pm. 100% contained at 8:20 pm.
* Lawrence County, SD, 4 miles east of Lead
* 1.4 acres
* Human caused
* Local and federal resources on scene

Friday, May 5, 2017

May 5, 2017


* Double S prescribed burn.
* Bessey Range Dist., NE National Forests & Grasslands
* 920 acres
* So. Of Dist. Office, near Dismal River

Thursday, May 4, 2017

May 4, 2017

Parker Peak Fire
  • Reported at 12:05 p.m.
  • Located 4 miles south of Minnekahta, SD
  • Size: 5 acres
  • Federal and State resources on scene

North Strip Prescribed Fire
  • Ignition began at 10 a.m.
  • Located 3.5 miles south of the Bessey Ranger District on Nebraska National Forests & Grasslands
  • Size: 904 acres
  • Federal and local resources on scene

Sunday, April 23, 2017

April 23, 2017

Ferguson Fire
  • Weston County, WY, approximately 10 miles southeast of Newcastle and 2 miles northwest of Elk Mountain Lookout
  • On private land
  • Size: approx. 2 acres
  • Estimated containment @ 3:00 p.m. 4/23/17
  • Estimated control @ 4:00 p.m. 4/23/17
  • Local resources on scene
  • Cause: human