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Dry Cabin

Unit Information

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

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Due to significant snowfall and winter conditions in the area, the Dry Cabin Fire is now considered contained.

The Dry Cabin Fire was reported at 1:37 p.m. on July 11, 2021. It is located in the Scapegoat and Bob Marshall Wilderness, Flathead and Lewis & Clark Counties in the Flathead National Forest and Lolo National Forest 20 miles north of Ovando, Montana.
 
As of September 23, 2021 all area and trail closures on the Lolo and Flathead National Forests have been lifted. In the Scapegoat and Bob Marshall Wildernesses the Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest remains in Stage 1 fire restrictions. There are no fire restrictions on the Lolo or Flathead National Forests, but fire season is not over, and visitors are reminded to never leave a campfire unattended and make sure campfires are completely cold to the touch before leaving them.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning
Date of OriginSunday July 11th, 2021 approx. 01:30 AM
Location20 miles north of Ovando, MT
Incident CommanderSeeley Lake Ranger District
Incident DescriptionWilderness fire
Coordinates47.278 latitude, -112.956 longitude

Current Situation

Size3,735 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Timber (Litter and Understory), Brush (2 feet)

Outlook

Projected Incident Activity

Due to significant snowfall and winter conditions in the area, the Dry Cabin Fire is now considered contained.

Remarks

Inciweb will be updated as needed or as a significant change occurs.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Due to significant snowfall and winter conditions in the area, the Dry Cabin Fire is now considered contained.