West Scriver Fire

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West Scriver Fire

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INCIDENT UPDATED 8/28/2015

Approximate Location

44.225 latitude, -116.03 longitude

Incident Overview

firehose stacked in spike camp that just came off the line

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Summary: The West Scriver fire is burning in the west fork of Scriver creek approximately 10 miles north of Crouch, Idaho on State and National Forest land. Fire resources are challenged by difficult terrain to access from the ground, poor visibility, snags, and heavy down and dead fuel.

Current Situation: Firefighters have secured a line around the fire as we have reached 100% containment.


Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning
Date of OriginMonday August 10th, 2015 approx. 12:00 AM
Location10 nautical miles northwest of Crouch, Idaho in the west fork of Scriver Creek.
Incident CommanderTracy Dunford

Current Situation

Total Personnel62
Size576 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Estimated Containment DateSunday August 23rd, 2015 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved

Timber (Litter and understory)

Significant Events

Minimal creeping and smoldering.

Outlook

Planned Actions

Resources are working on pulling hose and doing rehab on firelines and pump sites as directed in the rehab plan.

Projected Incident Activity

Above normal temperatures and low humidity will persist over the area until Saturday. Minimal fire behavior is expected.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Very warm and dry conditions will continue through Friday.

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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