Lolo National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
24 Fort Missoula Road
Missoula, MT 59804
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. 18 trail miles from the nearest road. It is burning 7 miles from any structures. Area and trail closures are being put into place at this time, please see the most recent announcement in News. Fire monitoring occurring with flights, and fire personnel will be planning point protection on administrative structures.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Sunday July 11th, 2021 approx. 01:30 AM|
|Location||20 miles north of Ovando, MT|
|Incident Commander||Carl Seielstad|
|Incident Description||Wilderness Fire|
|Coordinates||47.278 latitude, -112.956 longitude|
|Estimated Containment Date||Friday October 15th, 2021 approx. 12:00 AM|
Timber (Litter and Understory), Brush (2 feet)
Observed fire behavior is active.
Implement structure protection for wilderness cabins and bridges, continue to monitor and notify the public about the fire. Area and trail closures are being put into place at this time.
|Projected Incident Activity|
The fire is projected to continue to burn and grow in size.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms is forecasted through Monday followed by warming and drying into midweek.