Lightning sparks small fires on Flathead Reservation

Posted at 12:07 PM, Jul 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-23 14:23:05-04
White Swan Fire CSKT
The White Swan fire burning on the Flathead Reservation. (photo credit: CSK&T)

POLSON – Tribal fire officials report that there were four confirmed lightning fire starts during a reservation wide storm that hit on Monday.

All four are small and around a 1/10 of an acre in size with CSK&T fire officials noting that more fires will likely pop up in the heat of the day.

A helicopter has already completed a recon flight and didn’t find any additional starts, according to fire officials.

  • CORALS- .10 acre 80% contained Active
  • BULL PINE- .10 acre 80% contained Active
  • WHITE SWAN- .10 acre 50% contained Active
  • MOSS RANCH- .10 acre 50% contained Active