Terrain
Satellite
OSM
Dry Cabin
FIRE
2,268
acres
63.3 mi
NW of Helena, MT
2 weeksago
reported
Fire Status:
ACTIVE
Last Updated:
14 mins, 48 secs ago
Incident #:
2021-MTLNF-000951
Fire Start:
Sunday, July 11, 2021 2:37 PM MDT
Resources:
WILDERNESS FIRE
Fuels:
Old Growth Timber
Dispatch Notes:
County: lewis and clark, dpa: federal - lolo nf
Primary Fire Agency

US Forest Service — Lolo National Forest

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Fire Weather Forecast

Incident Overview Updated: 2 days ago

Incident Photo for the Dry Cabin Fire

The Dry Cabin Fire was reported at 1:37 p.m. on July 11, 2021. It is located in the Scapegoat Wilderness, Lewis and Clark County on the Lolo National Forest 22 miles northeast of Seeley Lake, Montana. 18 trail miles from the nearest road. It is burning 7 miles from any structures. Fire monitoring will occur with flights, and fire personnel will be planning point protection on structures.

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Lightning
Date of Origin:
Sunday, July 11, 2021 1:30 AM MDT
Location:
22 miles northeast of Seeley Lake, Montana
Incident Commander:
Michael Welch
Incident Description:
Wilderness Fire
Coordinates:
47.278, -112.956

Current Situation

Total Personnel:
3
Size (Acres):
2,268
Fuels Involved:
Timber (Litter and Understory), Brush (2 feet)
Significant Events:
Observed fire behavior is moderate, with single tree torching, backing, and flanking.

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions:
Assemble items for structure protection and continue to monitor and notify the public about the fire.
Projected Incident Activity:
The fire is projected to continue to burn and grow in size.

Weather Synopsis

Weather Concerns:
Hot and dry weather to continue for some time. No rain in the forecast.

Incident Contact

Incident Contact
Seeley Lake Ranger District
Phone: (406) 677-2233
Hours: M-F 8 am - 4:30 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