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Sapphire Complex-Little Hogback

Unit Information

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

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Incident Contact

Missoula Ranger District
Phone: 406-329-3814
Hours: M-F 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Announcements — Sapphire Complex-Little Hogback

Some Pre-Evacuation Orders Lifted for Little Hogback Fire Released: 9/11/2017
The Granite County Sheriff has lifted pre-evacuation orders for the following areas in the vicinity of the Little Hogback Fire: Marshall Creek subdivision, Upper Willow Creek north from the...
New Contact Information for the Sapphire Complex Released: 9/8/2017
The Southern Area Type I Incident Management Team, with Incident Commander Mike Dueitt, has assumed command of both the Sapphire Complex and the Meyers Fire. The contact phone number for both fires...
Public Meeting Tuesday, September 5 Released: 9/4/2017
Please join the Sapphire Complex and Meyers Fire Incident Management Teams for a joint public meeting this Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at 5 p.m. at the Granite High School in Philipsburg. For more...
New Level Red- Evacuation Orders issued by the Granite County Sheriff Released: 9/3/2017
Due to fire activity on the Little Hogback Fire (part of the Sapphire Complex), as well as predicted weather, the Granite County Sheriff issued a Level Red- Evacuation Order for some residences along...
Livestream of today's public meeting Released: 8/31/2017
The Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest will Facebook Live stream tonight's community meeting for the Sapphire Complex and the Meyers Fire. The meeting is at Granite County High School, Philipsburg,...
Evacuation Order Changes Released: 8/30/2017
Effective, Wednesday, August 30th, 8:00 p.m., the Granite County Sheriff issued a Level Red- Evacuation Order for three structures in the lower end of Capron Creek, near mile marker 33 on Rock Creek...
Evacuation Orders Downgraded for Portions of Sapphire Complex Released: 8/25/2017
Effective 6:00 a.m. Friday, August 25th, the Granite County Sheriff has down-graded evacuation orders for the area from Hogback Homestead south to Stony Creek and the Upper Willow Creek area; these...
Phone number at Sapphire Complex Released: 8/21/2017
Good morning. The Sapphire Complex mobile phone is currently not operational because Verizon phone service is down. We apologize for the inconvenience and encourage you to call our landline at...
Hunting Access for the Sapphire Complex Released: 8/19/2017
Attention All HuntersThis fire season looks like it's going to last longer than normal. We understand your desire to get out and scout your favorite hunting spots. However, the area closures and road...
Little Hogback Fire Area Map PDF Released: 8/17/2017