sierra national forest butte fire map august 11 2017
Approximate Location
37.55 latitude, -119.15 longitude

August 12, 2017 - The Butte Fire in the Sierra National Forest now at 600 acres and 25% contained as of Saturday morning.

The fire is located in the Ansel Adams Wilderness. Suppression resources are at scene and engaged. A Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR) is in place over the fire.An Air Resource Advisor (ARA) is now assigned and will provide smoke impact support to the incident management team. A smoke impact report will be available daily, see link on right for Daily Smoke Impact Report. Fire behavior has moderated on east flank as it moved into montane brush. The west flank continues to exhibit active fire behavior.


Basic Information
Current as of   8/12/2017, 10:04:56 AM
Incident Type   Wildfire
Cause   Lightning
Date of Origin   Monday August 07th, 2017 approx. 12:00 AM
Location   Ansel Adams Wilderness
Incident Commander   Mark Smith
Current Situation
Total Personnel   155
Size   600 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained   25%
Fuels Involved   Mixed Conifer and Red Fir. Heavy dead and down fuels.

Current Weather
Weather Concerns  
   Continued warm and dry

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