Lolo National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
24 Fort Missoula Road
Missoula, MT 59804
Wagon Mountain Fire, Missoula Ranger District
Location: Located on top of Wagon Mountain, approximately 2 miles northeast of Lolo Pass Visitor Center and east of Highway 12. Not to be confused with the Wagon Mountain Road between Graves Creek and Fish Creek Roads on the west side of Highway 12.
Status: The Wagon Mountain Fire was detected on Aug. 5, 2019 at approximately 2:30 p.m. by aircraft responding to the West Fork Lolo 2 Fire. The fire is burning in a previously logged area in new regeneration and also in mature spruce and mixed conifer. The fire is currently staffed as a Type 4 incident.
Containment: 100% reached on 8/8/19 at 6:30 p.m.
Structures or other values at risk: None at this time. No evacuations are in effect at this time.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Monday August 05th, 2019 approx. 02:30 PM|
|Location||Located on Wagon Mountain, approximately 2 miles northeast of Lolo Pass Visitor Center and east of Highway 12. Not to be confused with Wagon Mountain Road between Graves Creek and Fish Creek Roads.|
|Incident Commander||Jake Fallis|
|Incident Description||Full Suppression|
|Coordinates||46.659 latitude, -114.563 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|
Firefighters will continue building on their success and work on mop-up and monitoring the fire for hot spots.
Continue mop-up and monitoring the fire for hot spots.
Thunderstorms with frequent lightning are forecasted for the afternoon and will come with wind gusts up to 30 mph, be slow moving, and have moderate to heavy rain in the core of the storms. Thunderstorms are expected again Saturday, and some may be severe with large hail. Rain will continue Saturday night into Sunday.