Howard Fire

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Howard Fire

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Approximate Location

45.379 latitude, -116.105 longitude

Incident Overview

This ma shows the trails that are closed for the Howard Fire.

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The fire is 100% contained. Over the next few days firefighters will continue to further secure the containment line, mop-up hot spots within the fire area and rehabilitate areas that were impacted by suppression activities. The general public, rafters, and jet-boaters should be advised of that there is ongoing fire suppression activities in the vicinity of the Salmon River and main Salmon River road. There is increased traffic due to fire suppression activities and hauling of supplies along the main Salmon River road from where it leaves the highway through to Howard Ranch. Stage 1 fire restrictions remain in effect.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginSaturday August 17th, 2013 approx. 08:00 AM
Location8 miles east of Riggins, Idaho
Incident CommanderMcPhee

Current Situation

Total Personnel45
Size195 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Grass and timber.

Significant Events

Fire is 100% contained


Planned Actions

Secure and improve containment line, mop-up and rehabilitate areas affected by suppression activities

Projected Incident Activity



Snags and rolling debris continue to be a challenge.

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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