West Lolo Complex (Wildfire)

Thunderstorms on July 7, 2021, started multiple wildfires across the Lolo National Forest. U.S. Forest service personnel in coordination with local cooperators and response partners actively engaged the fires. The western portion of the Forest, which includes the Superior and Plains-Thompson Falls Ranger Districts, experienced the most lightning activity. The Northern Rockies Incident Management Team 1 took command of multiple wildfire incidents located on the Superior and Plains-Thompson Falls Ranger Districts at 6 a.m. on July 9.   The Northern Rockies Team 1 will transfer command of the West Lolo Complex to a local Type 3 Incident Management Team On July 22 at 8:00 p.m. The only fire currently remaining in the Complex is the Thorne Creek Fire. The Thorne Creek Fire is approximately 6 miles north-northeast of Thompson Falls, Montana. Fires that have been contained include Quinns, Upper Graves Creek, Thompson, Deep Creek, Sheep Creek, Cataract, Siegel and Sunset. The Deep Lookout…

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