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Upper Mica Complex Fire

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INCIDENT UPDATED 8/14/2014

Approximate Location

47.209 latitude, -116.196 longitude

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning
Date of OriginSaturday August 02nd, 2014 approx. 01:00 PM
Location20 Miles southeast of St. Maries, Idaho
Incident CommanderStan Benes, Eastern MT IMT
Incident Description20 Miles Southeast Of St. Maries

Current Situation

Total Personnel215
Size263 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Heavy logging slash, standing timber, plantations, and thinned stands

Significant Events

No fire behavior observed.

Outlook

Planned Actions

Continue to secure Midnight Mica, Coddington One, Coddington Two, and Engstrom and work on mop-up of the four fires. Resources on Coddington Two working with local cooperators to mitigate hazards. Continue securing established line and mop-up on fires. Rehab and water bars constructed on some portions of secure fire edge. Maintain IA responsibility over response zone.

Remarks

Values at risk: High value timber

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Red Flag warning over the fire area until 0200 08/14 for abundant lightning. Moderate precipitation and lightning occurred yesterday over the fire area. Additional light precipitation occurred over the fire area today. Chance of lightning starting early tonight and over the next 24 hours continues to be monitored.

Unit Information

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Idaho Panhandle National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
3815 Schreiber Way
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815

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