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Cinnabar Fire

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: Monday-Friday 8:00 to 4:30

News Releases — Cinnabar Fire

The closure for the Cinnabar Fire area has been lifted Released: 10/16/2020
The closure for the Cinnabar Fire area has been lifted. Hunters and others entering recently burned areas should exercise caution and understand that fire can create forest hazards. Fire-weakened...
Cinnabar Fire Update September 29, 2020 Released: 9/29/2020
The area, road and trail closures for the Cinnabar Fire have been lifted; except for the Bitterroot/Rock Creek Divide Trail #313. The Bitterroot/Rock Creek Divide Trail #313 will remain closed...
Cinnabar Fire Update September 25, 2020 Released: 9/25/2020
Fire behavior is minimal on the Cinnabar Fire and has been moderated due to cooler temperatures and moisture over the last two days. Light suppression repair is still ongoing to naturalize...
Cinnabar Fire Update September 23, 2020 Released: 9/23/2020
After weather on Saturday brought a ½ inch of rain to the area, the Cinnabar Fire was transitioned to a Type 4 incident on Monday, September 21. Personnel will remain on scene patrolling...
Cinnabar Fire Update September 18, 2020 Released: 9/18/2020
The Cinnabar fire activity levels have remained very minimal for the last 10 days. Very little smoke has been observed on the fire. The fire has been staffed daily and additional resources are...
Cinnabar Fire Update September 14, 2020 Released: 9/14/2020
Fire activity remains low on the Cinnabar Fire with some smoldering, creeping, and single tree torching. See below for a picture of single tree torching that occurred over the weekend. Growth over...
Cinnabar Fire Update September 11, 2020 Released: 9/11/2020
Fire activity on the Cinnabar Fire has been minimal with only isolated smoke from the interior of the fire’s perimeter. No new growth has occurred since the fire received moisture on September...
Cinnabar Fire September 9, 2020 Released: 9/9/2020
Cinnabar Fire                                         Fire Information: Missoula Ranger District, Monday-Friday 8:00 - 4:30...
Cinnabar Fire Update September 8, 2020 Released: 9/8/2020
This will be the final daily update for the Cinnabar Fire. Updates will be posted to Inciweb and the Lolo Facebook page as needed. Start date: August 19th Location: Welcome Creek Wilderness,...
Cinnabar Fire Update September 7, 2020 Released: 9/7/2020
Start date: August 19th Location: Welcome Creek Wilderness, Missoula Ranger District, Lolo National Forest, Granite County Cause: Lightning Total Personnel: 198 Current Size: 2,689 acres...