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Little Hogback Fire

Unit Information

Lolo National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
Missoula, MT 59804

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As of July 24th, the Sliderock, Goat Creek, and Little Hogback Fires are known as the Sapphire Complex. All information on the Goat Creek Fire is available on the Sapphire Complex page at

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginThursday July 13th, 2017 approx. 05:51 PM
Location27 miles southeast of Missoula
Incident CommanderNorthern Rockies Pearson IMT 2
Incident DescriptionLightning Ignited Fire Burning In Remote Terrain
Coordinates46.447 latitude, -113.689 longitude

Current Situation

Size29,654 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained25%
Fuels Involved

Timber, litter, grass, and understory.


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