The Indian Ridge fire started by lightning on 7/7 in the Indian Creek drainage within the Selway Bitterroot Wilderness was active again today and over the weekend. The fire is burning on the West Fork Ranger District and is still approximately 2.5 miles east of Indian Creek Campground and the Paradise Road.  Currently, there are no values at risk or impacts to the trail system in the area. There are no road or trail closures. Due to the combination of no immediate identified values at risk near this fire and very steep, rugged terrain making access for firefighters difficult, fire managers are utilizing a combination of a point protection strategy and indirect fireline tactics to prevent any critical wilderness infrastructure from being negatively impacted by the

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