Location: Superior Ranger District
Summary: Containment grew drastically on the Little Joe Fire, a lightning ignited fire approximately 7 miles southwest of St. Regis, MT on the Superior Ranger District. There are no evacuations.
Location: The fire is located 7 miles southwest of St. Regis, MT.
Size: 207 acres
Containment: Grew to 90% containment over the past 5 days
Planned Actions: Command was transferred to the Superior Ranger District Type 4 team on Monday; John Wayne Parrin is the Incident Commander. Firefighters will continue to secure the perimeter, mop up hot spots, and take care of any potential hazards.
Closure: An area closure has been implemented for this area for public safety (please see closures). Please contact the Superior Ranger District, 406-822-4233, for up to date information.
Weather: Rain is forecasted for the rest of the week with highs in the 50s and lows hovering around 40 degrees.
Information about road closure for the Lolo National Forest can be found at http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/lolo/alerts-notices/ and click on “Public Notices”