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Unit Information

Kootenai National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
31374 US Hwy 2 Libby Montana 59923
Libby, MT 59923

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This incident is no longer being updated.

10/16/2020 Update: The Callahan Fire is being managed by a local Type IV  Incident Management Team. Updates will be posted to Inciweb and the Kootenai Facebook page as needed.

Currently, there are no closure orders in effect for the area as of the 10/16/2020 termination of existing closure D04-069-S-20. 

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnknown/under Investigation
Date of OriginTuesday September 08th, 2020 approx. 02:45 PM
LocationApprox. 9 miles southwest of Troy, MT/ South Callahan Creek drainage/ South of Smith Mountain
Incident CommanderGeneis Borgmann
Coordinates48.397 latitude, -116.089 longitude

Current Situation

Size1,276 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved



Projected Incident Activity


Termination of Closure Order D04-069-S-20 as of 10/16/2020.