37.55 latitude, -119.15 longitude
August 10, 2017 - The Butte Fire in the Sierra National Forest now at 450 acres as of Thursday afternoon.
The fire is located in the Ansel Adams Wilderness. Suppression resources are at scene and engaged. Fire behavior continues to be active in the afternoon influenced by steep topography and afternoon up canyon winds. Fire crews are utilizing Minimum Impact Suppression Tactics (MIST). These tactics include utilizing natural barriers such as rock formations to stop, slow and direct fire spread. A Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR) is in place over the fire. Additional Fire Management resources arrived last night including two additional hand crews. Transition to Type 3 Team (Smith) occurred at 7:00 A.M. today.
|Current as of||8/10/2017, 2:41:43 PM|
|Date of Origin||Monday August 07th, 2017 approx. 12:00 AM|
|Location||Ansel Adams Wilderness|
|Incident Commander||Mark Smith|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||10%|
Earlier Information: Fire Crews Respond to the Butte Fire in Sierra National Forest