The Hidden fire is on Hidden Ridge, 7 miles northeast of the Elk Summit Guard Station and in the Selway Bitterroot Wilderness, and is being managed as a long-term incident for resource benefit.
The Nez Perce-Clearwater and Bitterroot National Forests are working together in the long-term management and strategy for this fire. Smoke is expected to impact the local area as well as the Bitterroot and Missoula Valleys.
Trail closures are in place for public health and safety. Please see "Closures" on this site.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Monday July 10th, 2017 approx. 04:15 PM|
|Location||Hidden Ridge, 7 mi. NE of Elk Summit Guard Station|
|Incident Commander||Stony Nelson, IC3|
|Estimated Containment Date||Saturday October 21st, 2017 approx. 12:00 AM|
Brush and Timber
Minimal, creeping, spotting, isolated torching
Continued monitoring with aerial and ground resources.
|Projected Incident Activity|
Minor growth is expected near the remaining isolated areas holding heat. If the predicted winds reach the active areas of the fire, rapid growth could occur.
A dry cold front will move through causing gusty winds an very low humidity. Temps expected 80-95 for the next week. Slight chance of rain forecast for next Wednesday.