FWAC Incident ID
Tuesday, August 10, 2021 7:05 AM MDT
(1 month ago)
Thursday, July 15, 2021 12:30 PM MDT
(2 months ago)
3.4 miles WNW of Troy, MT
The Ruby Fire was detected on July 15, 2021 at 6:40 p.m. It is burning in timbered, steep terrain approximately 2 miles Northwest of Troy, Montana. Initially the fire was reported at approximately 3 acres displaying 1-4 foot flame lengths, isolated and group torching with moderate fire behavior creating a high potential for spread. Fire personnel continue to be on scene. Smoke may be visible from the community of Troy.
Date of Origin
Thursday July 15th, 2021 approx. 06:30 PM
2 Miles NW of Troy, Mt.
Estimated Containment Date
Saturday July 31st, 2021 approx. 12:00 AM
Timber (litter and understory)
Continue mop up operations. Working further into the interior.
Projected Incident Activity
Crews will continue mopping up on the perimeter of the fire. Progressing at least 2 chains into the interior.
A push of monsoonal moisture is entering the region from the south bringing a chance for thunderstorms this afternoon and in to the evening.
Fire Unit Information
Kootenai National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
31374 US Hwy 2 Libby Montana 59923
Libby, MT 59923
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