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Bigfork: Fire Incidents in 2006, Montana (MT)


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents per 100,000 population

Incident types - Bigfork

Incident types - Montana



Location: grand Drive, Bigfork, MT 59911
Fire Department: Kalispell, 312 1st E, Kalispell, MT 59901,  Phone: (406) 758-7760,  ID: 07001,  Incident #: 13844,  Station: 61,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 05/31/2006 17:06,  Arrival Time: 05/31/2006 17:42,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/31/2006 18:49
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 2
Action taken: Provide manpower. Includes providing manpower to assist rescue/ambulance units lift patients or providing manpower to assist police.
Location: Aero, Bigfork, MT 59911
Fire Department: Ferndale RFD, MT 59911,  ID: 07036,  Incident #: 12406
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 01/24/2006 05:52,  Arrival Time: 01/24/2006 06:01,  Controlled Time: 01/24/2006 07:01,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/24/2006 07:42
Property Loss: $25000,  Contents Loss: $10000
Actions taken:
  • Salvage and overhaul.
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Wall surface: exterior,  Item First Ignited: Structural member or framing
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source
  • Roof assembly combustible
  • Balloon construction
  • Insulation combustible
Equipment Involved: Chimney - brick, stone, masonry,  Portability: Stationary
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above, 1 Below,  Square Feet: 1200,  Stories with Damage: 1 Minor
Location: Aero Lane, Bigfork, MT 59911
Fire Department: Ferndale RFD, MT 59911,  ID: 07036,  Incident #: 20706
Incident Type: Fire
Alarm Time: 02/07/2006 04:30,  Arrival Time: 02/07/2006 04:41,  Controlled Time: 02/07/2006 04:41,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/07/2006 05:30
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Salvage and overhaul.
Location: South Ferndale Drive, Bigfork, MT 59911
Fire Department: Ferndale RFD, MT 59911,  ID: 07036,  Incident #: 22406
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 02/24/2006 04:47,  Arrival Time: 02/24/2006 04:58,  Controlled Time: 02/24/2006 04:58,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/24/2006 05:55
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Salvage and overhaul.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1,  On Site Materials: Agriculture, other
Area of Origin: Storage area, other,  Heat Source: Heat from powered equipment, other,  Item First Ignited: Insulation within structural area
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
  • Unattended or unsupervised person
  • Ice
  • Snow
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: Under construction,  Stories: 1 Above,  Length: 6,  Width: 8,  Stories with Damage: 1 Extreme
Location: Grand Ave, Bigfork, MT 59911
Fire Department: Ferndale RFD, MT 59911,  ID: 07036,  Incident #: 22706
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 02/27/2006 14:32,  Arrival Time: 02/27/2006 14:37,  Controlled Time: 02/27/2006 14:41,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/27/2006 14:41
Action taken: Canceled en route.
Location: MT Highway 209, Bigfork, MT 59911
Fire Department: Ferndale RFD, MT 59911,  ID: 07036,  Incident #: 31006
Incident Type: Vehicle accident, general cleanup. Includes incidents where FD is dispatched after the accident to clear away debris. Excludes extrication from vehicle and flammable liquid spills.
Alarm Time: 03/10/2006 15:28,  Arrival Time: 03/10/2006 15:33,  Controlled Time: 03/10/2006 15:33,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/10/2006 16:05
Action taken: Control traffic. Includes setting up barricades and directing traffic.
Location: Eastman, Bigfork, MT 59911
Fire Department: Ferndale RFD, MT 59911,  ID: 07036,  Incident #: 33106
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 03/31/2006 15:19,  Arrival Time: 03/31/2006 15:25,  Controlled Time: 03/31/2006 15:25,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/31/2006 16:00
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Outside area, other,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
Location: North Ferndale, Bigfork, MT 59911
Fire Department: Ferndale RFD, MT 59911,  ID: 07036,  Incident #: 40106
Incident Type: Hazardous condition (no fire), other.
Alarm Time: 04/01/2006 18:25,  Arrival Time: 04/01/2006 18:39,  Controlled Time: 04/01/2006 18:39,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/01/2006 18:40
Action taken: Establish safe area. Includes isolating the area affected by denying entry to unprotected persons and establishing hazard control zones (hot, warm, cold).
Location: MT Highway 209, Bigfork, MT 59911
Fire Department: Ferndale RFD, MT 59911,  ID: 07036,  Incident #: 40706
Incident Type: Hazardous condition (no fire), other.
Alarm Time: 04/07/2006 06:07,  Arrival Time: 04/07/2006 06:14,  Controlled Time: 04/07/2006 06:22,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/07/2006 06:38
Action taken: Actions taken, other.
Location: Swan River Cafe, Bigfork, MT 59911
Fire Department: Ferndale RFD, MT 59911,  ID: 07036,  Incident #: 53106
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 05/31/2006 17:01,  Arrival Time: 05/31/2006 17:16,  Controlled Time: 05/31/2006 17:16,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/31/2006 18:30
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Salvage and overhaul.
Location: 1030 Bigfork Stage, Bigfork, MT 59911
Fire Department: Ferndale RFD, MT 59911,  ID: 07036,  Incident #: 80406
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 08/04/2006 23:18,  Arrival Time: 08/04/2006 23:24,  Controlled Time: 08/04/2006 23:33,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/04/2006 23:59
Actions taken:
  • Salvage and overhaul.
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Highway 83, Bigfork, MT 59911
Fire Department: Ferndale RFD, MT 59911,  ID: 07036,  Incident #: 80406b
Incident Type: Garbage dump or sanitary landfill fire.
Alarm Time: 08/04/2006 20:10,  Arrival Time: 08/04/2006 20:15,  Controlled Time: 08/04/2006 20:25,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/04/2006 20:45
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Fern Lane, Bigfork, MT 59911
Fire Department: Ferndale RFD, MT 59911,  ID: 07036,  Incident #: 81006
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 08/10/2006 15:39,  Arrival Time: 08/10/2006 15:46,  Controlled Time: 08/10/2006 15:50,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/10/2006 16:05
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Wildland, woods,  Heat Source: Cigarette,  Item First Ignited: Heavy vegetation - not crop, including trees
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Unattended or unsupervised person)
Location: Kelly Criv, Bigfork, MT 59911
Fire Department: Ferndale RFD, MT 59911,  ID: 07036,  Incident #: 82806
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 08/28/2006 16:03,  Arrival Time: 08/28/2006 16:05,  Controlled Time: 08/28/2006 16:13,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/28/2006 17:02
Actions taken:
  • Incident command. Includes providing support to incident command activities.
  • Control fire (wildland).
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Heat Source: Heat from powered equipment, other,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
Equipment Involved: Lawn mower,  Power: Gasoline,  Portability: Portable
Location: 358 Fern Lane, Bigfork, MT 59911
Fire Department: Ferndale RFD, MT 59911,  ID: 07036,  Incident #: 111706
Incident Type: Chimney or flue fire originating in and confined to a chimney or flue.
Alarm Time: 11/17/2006 17:45,  Arrival Time: 11/17/2006 17:55,  Controlled Time: 11/17/2006 17:55,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 11/17/2006 18:09
Actions taken:
  • Incident command. Includes providing support to incident command activities.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: 3275 Highway 83, Bigfork, MT 59911
Fire Department: Ferndale RFD, MT 59911,  ID: 07036,  Incident #: 2206
Incident Type: Chimney or flue fire originating in and confined to a chimney or flue.
Alarm Time: 11/22/2006 18:33,  Arrival Time: 11/22/2006 18:43,  Controlled Time: 11/22/2006 18:43,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 11/22/2006 19:04
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Salvage and overhaul.
Location: 135 MarkenLoop, Bigfork, MT 59911
Fire Department: Ferndale RFD, MT 59911,  ID: 07036,  Incident #: 121306
Incident Type: Power line down. Excludes people trapped by downed power lines.
Alarm Time: 12/13/2006 19:32,  Arrival Time: 12/13/2006 19:43,  Controlled Time: 12/13/2006 19:50,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/13/2006 21:45
Actions taken:
  • Secure property. Includes property conservation activities such as covering broken windows or holes in roofs.
  • Incident command. Includes providing support to incident command activities.
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