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Hog Trough Fire

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Bitterroot National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1801 North 1st Hamilton Montana 59840
Hamilton, MT 59840

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News Releases — Hog Trough Fire

Hog Trough Fire Update September 3, 2022 Released: 9/3/2022
September 3, 2022 Start Date: 7/17/2022      Cause: Lightning      Size: 1,701 acres      Completion: 77%      CURRENT STATUS Today, September 3rd, 2022 is the last working day for...
Hog Trough Fire Daily Update September 2, 2022 Released: 9/2/2022
 Start Date: 7/17/2022       Cause: Lightning       Size: 1,701 acres       Completion: 77%      Total Personnel: 80      Engines: 2       Helicopters: 1      ...
Hog Trough Fire Daily Update September 1, 2022 Released: 9/1/2022
Start Date: 7/17/2022       Cause: Lightning       Size: 1,701 acres       Completion: 77%     Total Personnel: 90      Engines: 2       Helicopters: 1      ...
Hog Trough Fire Daily Update August 31, 2022 Released: 8/31/2022
CURRENT STATUS There is minimal active fire behavior on the Hog Trough fire. Crews monitored the edge of the fire, holding fireline and looking for hot spots and signs for increasing fire behavior as...
Hog Trough Fire Daily Update August 29, 2022 Released: 8/29/2022
CURRENT STATUS Yesterday on the southwest flank of the fire, there was minimal fire activity. Crews monitored the edge of the fire, holding fireline and looking for hot spots and signs for...
Hog Trough Fire Daily Update August 28, 2022 Released: 8/28/2022
CURRENT STATUS Yesterday on the southwest flank of the fire, there was minimal fire activity. Crews monitored the edge of the fire, holding fireline and looking for hot spots and signs for increasing...
Hog Trough Fire Daily Update August 27, 2022 Released: 8/27/2022
CURRENT STATUS The Western Montana All Hazards Type 3 Incident Management Team took command of the Hog Trough Fire at 6:00 PM yesterday. Crews have been working to steer the fire into previously...
Hog Trough Fire Daily Update August 26, 2022 Released: 8/26/2022
CURRENT STATUS The Hog Trough Fire is still benefitting from recent precipitation brought when strong thunderstorms moved over the fire area recently. Crews have been working to steer the fire into...
Hog Trough Fire Daily Update August 25, 2022 Released: 8/25/2022
CURRENT STATUS Yesterday evening, the Hog Trough Fire received significant precipitation when a thunderstorm with a heavy rain core moved over the fire area. Today, fire managers will assess the...
Hog Trough Fire Daily Update August 24, 2022 Released: 8/24/2022
CURRENT STATUS Today, on the southwest flank of the Hog Trough Fire, the Bitterroot Hot Shot crew will continue to work down the Weasel Creek Trail, clearing out woody debris to widen the fireline...