wildfires

Gold Pan Fire Jumps Toward the Magruder Corridor
The Gold Pan forest fire in the Frank Church Wilderness is now over 5,000 acres and the fire has jumped the Selway River. It is moving closer to the Magruder Ranger Station and a Type 2 Fire Management Team will take over the Gold Pan and the much smaller Goat wilderness fire this weekend...
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 …
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...
Smoke and Flames – Forest Fire Update – Friday July 19
The largest forest fire in the area is on the Salmon-challis National Forest - the Papoose Fire (see photo). It is over 5,000 acres and is burning in steep, rocky, inaccessible areas along the Middle Fork of the Salmon River. Those who plan to float the Salmon River need to check with Forest Service…

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