Pittsburg Fire

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Pittsburg Fire

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Approximate Location

45.713 latitude, -116.513 longitude

Incident Overview

Incident command post yurts, tents and trailers taken from a ridge across the salmon river

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The Pittsburg fire started Monday, July 14, in the morning as a result of lightning just north of Pittsburg Landing in the Hells Canyon National Recreation Area (HCNRA). The fire is on the Idaho side of the Snake River in the HCNRA. The fire is 8,000 acres. Crews are rehabilitating containment lines. The incident was managed managed by Washington Interagency Incident Management Team #1.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginMonday July 14th, 2014 approx. 09:15 AM
Location21 miles S/SW of Grangeville, Idaho

Current Situation

Size8,288 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Primarily grass



Unit Information

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Wallowa-Whitman National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1550 Dewey Ave Suite A
Baker City, OR 97814

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