Type 2 Teams Take Command of Glacier Park Fires

By | September 21, 2018

The Howe Ridge Fire in Glacier National Park on Sept. 5. 2018. Justin Franz | Flathead Beacon

The Flathead Beacon reports that a Type 2 incident management team has taken command of two fires in Glacier National Park as cooler weather slowly brings the 2018 fire season to a close.

At 6 p.m. Tuesday, Joe Sampson’s Northern Rockies Type 2 Incident Management Team 5 was put in charge of the Howe Ridge and Boundary Fires in Glacier National Park. The Howe Ridge Fire on the west side of Lake McDonald has burned 14,522 acres and is 39 percent contained. The Boundary Fire near Waterton Lakes National Park is 2,911 acres and 36 percent contained.

Read the full report here.

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