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Wildfire burning 50 acres near Troy

Burnt Peak Fire Map
Posted at 4:02 PM, Jul 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-08 18:02:52-04

LIBBY — Crews are battling a lightning-sparked wildfire that has grown to 50 acres on the Kootenai National Forest in Lincoln County.

The Burnt Peak Fire was first spotted on Wednesday burning in timbered, steep terrain southeast of Burnt Peak in the Keeler Rattle Drainage.

Nearly 40 people have been assigned to the blaze with fire managers reporting additional resources have been ordered to the scene.

Smoke may be visible in the Troy area.