Terrain Satellite
Cinnabar
FIRE
2,948
acres
12.9 mi
E of Florence, MT
3 months
it's burned for
ACTIVE
Last Updated:
42 mins, 15 secs ago
Incident #:
2020-NWCG-7063
Fire Start:
Wednesday, August 19, 2020 10:24 AM MDT

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential


Fire Weather Forecast


Incident Overview Updated: 1 month ago

Incident Photo for the Cinnabar Fire

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. 
 

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Lightning
Date of Origin:
Wednesday August 19th, 2020 approx. 04:24 PM
Location:
Welcome Creek Wilderness on the Missoula Ranger District, Lolo National Forest, in Granite County.
Incident Commander:
Incident Commander Jacob Fallis
Coordinates:
46.591, -113.799

Current Situation

Total Personnel:
30
Size (Acres):
2,948
Fuels Involved:
Timber and brush
Significant Events:

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions:
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.

Weather Synopsis

Weather Concerns:
Clear, calm conditions will persist through the rest of the week under a large ridge of high pressure. Winds will be primarily terrain- driven.

Incident Contact

Incident Contact
Missoula Ranger District
Phone: 406-329-3814
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