The Cinnabar Fire is a lightning-caused fire burning within the Welcome Creek Wilderness on the Missoula Ranger District on the Lolo National Forest in Granite County.
The fire is approximately 10 air miles east of Stevensville, MT and 15 miles south of I-90 in the Rock Creek drainage.
Date of Origin:
Wednesday August 19th, 2020 approx. 04:24 PM
Welcome Creek Wilderness on the Missoula Ranger District, Lolo National Forest, in Granite County.
Incident Commander Jacob Fallis
Timber and brush
Personnel will remain on scene patrolling intermittently throughout the coming weeks to remove equipment and begin the process of light suppression repair.
Projected Incident Activity:
Creeping and smoldering with minimal growth.
Clear, calm conditions will persist through the rest of the week under a large ridge of high pressure. Winds will be primarily terrain- driven.
Missoula Ranger District
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 to 4:30
Fire Unit Information
Lolo National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
24 Fort Missoula Road
Missoula, MT 59804