Little Hogback Fire

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Little Hogback Fire


Approximate Location

46.447 latitude, -113.689 longitude

Incident Overview

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

Current Situation

Size29,654 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained25%
Estimated Containment DateTuesday October 31st, 2017 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved

Timber, litter, grass, and understory.


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Unit Information

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Lolo National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
24 Fort Missoula Road
Missoula, MT 59804

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Little Hogback Fire
Phone: 406-540-3589
Hours: Daily 7 am - 8 pm

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