Forest Fire (7818 ha) in United States 30 Jul 2022

Event summary

This forest fire is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID WF 1008003
Countries: United States
Start Date - Last detection*: 30 Jul 2022 - 08 Aug 2022
Duration (days): 9
People affected: 2 in the burned area
Burned area: 7818 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

*(Last detection of the thermal anomaly of the fire)

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Impact Timeline

IDAlert colorGDACS ScorePopulation AffectedBurned Area (ha)Last UpdateSource
1 0.5 1 5819 03 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
2 0.5 0 6969 04 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
3 0.5 2 7653 05 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
4 0.5 2 7787 06 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
5 0.5 2 7818 09 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS

Exposed population

The forest fire happened in United States , State of Montana (population 831,586) . The nearest places are and Kalispell.

Radius Population
10 km 1200 people
5 km <1000 people
2 km <1000 people
1 km <1000 people
Burned Area <1000 people


Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Montana United States 830000 people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Kalispell Montana United States City 14000 people 38 km

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

Airports

Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Polson 896 0 26 km
Hanson 1189 0 28 km
Hot Springs 842 0 31 km
Sanders 887 0 32 km
Flathead Lake Sky Ranch 885 0 33 km
North Country Pad 914 0 36 km
Kalispell City 894 0 36 km
Ferndale Airfield 933 0 39 km
Kalispell Regional Hospital 907 0 40 km
Mower Field 1219 0 40 km
Ronan 942 0 41 km
Olson 1015 0 41 km
Carson Field 1082 0 41 km
Weaver 893 0 44 km
Campbell Ranch 1024 0 46 km
Glacier Park International FCA 906 Civ. Paved Yes 8000 51 km
Plains 750 0 56 km
Whitefish 935 0 61 km
Condon Usfs 1123 0 64 km
St Ignatius 916 0 65 km
Spotted Bear USFS 1119 0 65 km
Lone Hawk 1001 0 69 km
Thompson Falls THM 750 Civ. Paved No 4200 72 km
Dave's Landing 730 0 76 km
Glacier Heli Tours 1006 0 76 km
Pinehurst Ranch 750 0 77 km
Mineral County 846 0 84 km
Nine Mile 1025 0 87 km
Langton Airstrip 1189 0 106 km

Ports

Dams

Reservoir Dam Name River Year Distance
Hubbert Reservoir Hubbart Little Bitterroot River 1923 25 km
Flathead Lake Kerr Flathead River 1939 25 km
Pablo Reservoir Pablo Offstream Pablo Canal 1914 32 km
Ashley Ashley Creek 1928 39 km
Lower Crow Reservoir Crow Crow Creek 1933 42 km
Ninepipe Reservoir Ninepipe Trib. Dublin Gulch 1923 52 km
Hungry Horse Hungry Horse South Fork of Flathead River 1952 61 km
St. Mary's Lake Tabor Dry Creek 1930 76 km

Nuclear plants

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