Thunder City

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Thunder City

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Approximate Location

44.979 latitude, -115.258 longitude

Incident Overview

Photo show the smoke cloud from the Thunder City Fire in the distance

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The Thunder City Fire started four miles northeast of the Stibnite Mining District on the Payette National Forest. The fire is inside the Frank Church - River of No Return Wilderness. Objectives include confining the fire within the wilderness and containing it if it moves outside the wilderness boundary.

The fire is now at 13 361 acres but with minimal fire activity.

The Area Closure that was in place for the fire has been lifted as of September 10 2013. See the opening order under the maps button link.

September 28 2013

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginFriday July 19th, 2013 approx. 06:15 PM
Locationfour miles northeast of the Stibnite, ID
Incident CommanderZone Fire Management

Current Situation

Size13,361 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained15%
Fuels Involved

10 Timber (litter and understory)


Planned Actions

Projected Incident Activity



No significant growth over the last 72 hours.

Unit Information

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Payette National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
500 N Mission St Building 2
McCall, ID 83638

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