41 Complex

41 Complex is Mainly “Up Top” – Sept 7
The 41 Complex of forest fires in the Sapphire Mountains east of Hamilton is mainly the Up Top Fire, which has now cross Skalkaho Highway on its way south. Of the total 3,700 acres, the Up Top Fire is 3,627 acres, while the 41 Fire is 105 acres and is 90 percent contained, according to Public Affair…
Where There’s Smoke… – Sept 6
The active 41 Complex of forest fires has grown again with an estimated size of 2,800 acres early Tuesday, Sept 6. and from the looks of the smoke column, we'll have a larger acreage total Wednesday.
The fire is in the Sapphire Mountains east of Hamilton and increased burning is expected for t…
Skalkaho Pass Is Closed Due to Fire – Sept 5
Monday afternoon, the Montana Department of Highways closed Skalkaho Pass due to the 41 Complex forest fire, 10 miles east of Hamilton.
The fire, started by lightning in late August, is now at least 2,000 acres and put up a large column of smoke Monday...
New Bitterroot Forest Fire Grows – Aug 30
It's called the 41 Complex and it started in a slow-moving lightning storm Sunday night. Tuesday morning, it was about 100 acres. It's bigger now. We'll update you on the size when it becomes available.
The Bitterroot National Forest had at least nine fires started by the storm Sunda…
Fire Lines Added to Saddle Complex – Aug 30
Lightning caused fires are keeping Forest Service crews busy in Montana and Idaho. The accompanying photo is of the Salt Fire in the Salmon District.
However, the largest fire in the area, the Saddle Complex is about 24,000 acres and is still south of Hughes Creek in the West Fork of the Bitterroot…
Where there’s smoke…..
Lightning has caused at least nine new forest fires on the Bitterroot National Forest, according to Information Officer Tod McKay. The slow-moving storms started Sunday evening.
Four fires are burning east of Hamilton in the Sapphire Mountains on the Darby Ranger District and five smaller fires are…