Bitterroot National Forest

Gold Pan Fire Moves Closer to Magruder Road in Wilderness
The Gold Pan wilderness fire is now over 3,000 acres in size and is only a quarter mile from the Magruder Corridor road between the Frank Church and the Selway Bitterroot Wilderness areas.
Tod McKay of the Bitterroot National Forest said the lightning-caused fire in the West Fork Ranger District has …
Gold Pan Fire in Wilderness Sends Smoke into Bitterroot Valley
The Gold Pan Fire in the Frank Church Wilderness grew to about 2,000 acres over the weekend and sent a large column of smoke into the air and over the south end of the Bitterroot Valley.
Tod McKay of the Bitterroot National Forest said the fire is burning about 3 miles east of the Salmon Mountain Loo…
Two New Forest Fires Erupt in the Wilderness Areas
Of the fires popping up from recent lightning storms, two are of note to Bitterroot Valley residents.
Many people saw smoke drifting into the valley from the California Point Fire on the north end of the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness. The 200-acre fire was reported Thursday, July 18...

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