Contact Us
Saddle Complex

Saddle Complex

Up Top Fire on Sunday afternoon. (KLYQ Photo)
Up Top Fire on Sunday afternoon. (KLYQ Photo)
[

Last gasp from the Up Top Fire? – Oct 3

The unseasonably warm weather and wind this weekend caused the Up Top Fire in the 41 Complex of forest fires to spread to the north and east about 500 acres, according to Information Officer Tod McKay of the Bitterroot National Forest

Read More

uptopfire
Earlier smoke photo from Up Top Fire (USFS Photo)
[

When You Blow On A Fire … — Sept 26

Wind gusts up to 25 miles per hour pushed the Up Top forest fire another 1,100 acres this weekend. So far, the fire has burned about 11,000 acres in the Bitterroot National Forest and currently is moving toward the east, spotting over into the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest northeast of Dam Lake

Read More

horse creek hot
Horse Creek Hot Springs was caught in the Saddle Complex forest fire. The bathhouse is one of the structures saved. (USFS Photo).
[

Fires Could Grow Again – Sept 19

Forest officials expect more smoke from the 41 Complex forest fire later this week, as another few days of 80-degree temperatures are predicted for the Bitterroot Valley. The valley air has been much easier to breathe this past weekend

Read More

gird lookout
Smoke from the Up Top Fire is near the Gird Point Lookout. USFS Photo)
[

Smoke Increase from Fires – Sept 11

The amount of smoke increased from a couple of burnouts on the Up Top Fire, part of the 41 Complex forest fire in Sapphire Mountains east of Hamilton. The Up Top Fire has been creeping down into Saint Clair Creek and a second contingency fire line has been constructed on private lands to the west of the fire, which is almost 7,000 acres as of Sunday evening

Read More

saddle firecamp
The Saddle Complex firecamp in the West Fork (USFS Photo)
[

A Good Day for Firefighters – Sept 1

The Saddle Complex forest fire is at 25,946 acres this morning (Sept 1) in Idaho and Montana. On the Montana firelines, there was little change and firefighters built fireline toward the old Blue Nose Lookout

Read More

salt fire
Another lightning caused fire in the Salmon-Challis Forest. (USFS Photo)
[

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 National Forest

Read More

fire map
[

Saddle Complex Forest Fire Map – Aug 24

Here's the Bitterroot National Forest Service map of the Saddle forest fire south of Painted Rocks Reservoir at the Montana-Idaho border.

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://klyq.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on AM 1240 KLYQ quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on AM 1240 KLYQ quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!