Terrain
Satellite
OSM
Dry Cabin
FIRE
3,735
acres
63.3 mi
NW of Helena, MT
100%
contained
Fire Status:
CONTAINED
Last Updated:
28 mins, 22 secs ago
Incident #:
2021-MTLNF-000951
Fire Start:
Sunday, July 11, 2021 2:37 PM MDT
Resources:
CONTAINED 10/21/2021@1600 *WILDERNESS FIRE*
Fuels:
Ccold Growth Timber
Dispatch Notes:
County: lewis and clark, dpa: federal - lolo nf | Contain: 10/21/21 1600 | Control: 11/29/21 1430 | Out: 11/29/21 1432
Primary Fire Agency

US Forest Service — Lolo National Forest

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Fire Weather Forecast

Incident Overview Updated: 1 week ago

Incident Photo for the Dry Cabin Fire

Due to significant snowfall and winter conditions in the area, the Dry Cabin Fire is now considered contained.

The Dry Cabin Fire was reported at 1:37 p.m. on July 11, 2021. It is located in the Scapegoat and Bob Marshall Wilderness, Flathead and Lewis & Clark Counties in the Flathead National Forest and Lolo National Forest 20 miles north of Ovando, Montana.
 
As of September 23, 2021 all area and trail closures on the Lolo and Flathead National Forests have been lifted. In the Scapegoat and Bob Marshall Wildernesses the Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest remains in Stage 1 fire restrictions. There are no fire restrictions on the Lolo or Flathead National Forests, but fire season is not over, and visitors are reminded to never leave a campfire unattended and make sure campfires are completely cold to the touch before leaving them.

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Lightning
Date of Origin:
Sunday, July 11, 2021 1:30 AM MDT
Location:
20 miles north of Ovando, MT
Incident Commander:
Seeley Lake Ranger District
Incident Description:
Wilderness fire
Coordinates:
47.278, -112.956
Size (Acres):
3,735
Containment:
100%
Estimated Containment Date:
Friday, October 15, 2021 12:00 AM MDT
Fuels Involved:
Timber (Litter and Understory), Brush (2 feet)
Projected Incident Activity:
Due to significant snowfall and winter conditions in the area, the Dry Cabin Fire is now considered contained.
Remarks:
Inciweb will be updated as needed or as a significant change occurs.

Weather Synopsis

Weather Concerns:
Due to significant snowfall and winter conditions in the area, the Dry Cabin Fire is now considered contained.

Incident Contact

Incident Contact
Ashley Snellman
Email: 2021.drycabin@firenet.gov
Phone: 406-439-1226
Hours: Daily 9 am - 5 pm
Fire Unit Information
Lolo National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
24 Fort Missoula Road
Missoula, MT 59804

Dispatch Contact

Missoula Interagency Dispatch Center | Missoula, MT
406-829-7070
https://gacc.nifc.gov/nrcc/dc/mtmdc/index.htm