Wildfire Incident Information
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Fire Status
ACTIVE
Last Updated
27 mins, 49 secs ago
Fire Start
Sunday, July 17, 2022 7:25 PM MDT
Incident #
2022-MTBRF-000161
Fuels
Timber/brush
Dispatch Notes
Go to inciweb for more info: https://inciweb.Nwcg.Gov/incident/8258/
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US Forest Service — Bitterroot National Forest

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Incident Overview

Inciweb information was updated: 1 week ago

Incident Photo for the Hog Trough Fire

September 3, 2022 is the last working day for the Western Montana All Hazards Incident Team and management of the Hog Trough Fire will be transitioned back to the local unity. The Western MT All Hazards Incident Management Team would like to thank the cooperating agencies, residents and partners for all the support throughout the incident. Some resources will be left to patrol the area.

All lands within the prior closure areas associated with the Hog Trough Fire are open effective September 18th, 2022 at 1600 hrs.

Basic Incident Details

Incident Type
Wildfire
Cause
Lightning
Date of Origin
Sunday, July 17, 2022 6:25 PM MDT
Location
18 miles southeast of Hamilton, south of the Skalkaho Highway.
Coordinates
46.152, -113.813
Size (Acres)
1,701
Fuels Involved
Heavy down fuels in the old burn areas. North aspects have more continuous vegetation. Timber stands of jackpot of fuels that are receptive to fire brands. Mature timber stands are 25-50% dead.
Significant Events
Minimal fire behavior. Creeping, Smoldering.

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions
Fire behavior on the Hog Trough Fire is minimal. The fire is transitioning back to the Bitterroot National Forest where fire crews will be patrolling the area.

Fire Incident Contact

Incident Contact
Hog Trough Fire Information
Email: 2022.hogtrough@firenet.gov
Phone: 406-200-8980
Hours: Daily 8am-8pm
Fire Unit Information
Bitterroot National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1801 North 1st Hamilton Montana 59840
Hamilton, MT 59840

Dispatch Center Contact

Bitterroot Dispatch Center (MT-BRC)

Hamilton, MT

406-363-7133

https://gacc.nifc.gov/nrcc/dc/mtbrc/