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Whiskey Complex and Mack Fire

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INCIDENT UPDATED 7/31/2014

Approximate Location

44.086 latitude, -115.965 longitude

Incident Overview

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Mack Fire (229 acres, 100% contained): The incident is in a patrol and monitor status.
Whiskey Complex (9446 acres, fully contained): The incident is in patrol and monitor status. Isolated smokes will be visible for days ahead, but there is no threat to containment lines.

Closures and Evacuations: Boise County Sheriff has lifted all evacuations. The Forest Area Closure for the Whiskey Complex is bounded by the Grimes Pass Road, Forest Road 395 (closed), Alder Creek Road and the South Fork Payette River Road. There is a Forest area closure around the Mack Fire. Detailed information and a map are at http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/3955/.

Roads Status:

· Open – Grimes Creek Road; Alder Creek Road; Highway 17 (Banks to Lowman); · Open only to local residential traffic - Grimes Pass Road; South Fork Payette River Road · Closed - Forest Road 395

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning
Date of OriginSunday July 13th, 2014 approx. 10:00 PM
Location3 miles south of Garden Valley, ID
Incident DescriptionWildfire

Current Situation

Total Personnel40
Size9,448 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Ponderosa Pine, Douglas Fir, brush and grass

Significant Events

Surface burning with smoldering and interior smokes.

Outlook

Planned Actions

Patrol and monitor.

Projected Incident Activity

Interior smoking and smoldering; no threat to containment lines.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Potential for isolated thunderstorms throughout the week.

Unit Information

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Boise National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1249 S. Vinnell Way Suite 200
Boise, Idaho, ID 83709
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