Chrandal Fire

Chrandal Fire – Saturday 7/14 Update
Cooler temperatures kept the Chrandal Fire at about 1,700 acres Friday.
Saturday, winds and storms sere expected. Crews are containing spot fires on the Idaho side of the divide, however poor access, snags and terrain has slowed the direct attack...
Chrandal Creek Forest Fire – July 13 Update
The Chrandal Creek Forest Fire is now 1,700 acres.
About 25 homes in the upper Hughes Creek Area, where Chrandal Creek flows into Hughes Creek, have been put on Stage I evacuation alert by the Ravalli County Sheriff's Office. Crews are also looking at possible structure protection in that part o…
Chrandal Fire is 1,300 Acres
The Chrandal Creek Forest Fire is the first major fire in the Bitterroot National Forest this season.
The fire started by lightning and was detected Saturday, July 7.
The fire was about 10 acres at first, but a combination of weather factors caused the blaze to swell to over 1,300 acres...