Boise Misc. Fires - Boulder Fire

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Boise Misc. Fires - Boulder Fire


Approximate Location

43.859 latitude, -115.753 longitude

Incident Overview

9-4-2017 Boulder Fire Update

The lightning caused Boulder Fire was ignited on Wednesday afternoon, and located 4 miles northeast of Idaho City.

With retardant applications, water bucket drops and the support of two crews, the fire was contained on 9-2-2017 and controlled on 9-4-2017.

Firefighters will monitor for any smokes within the interior of the Fire.

Off road vehicles users should use caution National Forest System roads 357 and 329 near the burned area.

If you have further questions, you may call the Idaho City Ranger District Office at 208-392-6681.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginSunday July 30th, 2017 approx. 06:00 PM
Location4 miles NE of Idaho City, Idaho

Current Situation

Total Personnel10
Size10 Acres
Estimated Containment DateSaturday September 02nd, 2017 approx. 01:00 PM
Significant Events

Located in the headwaters of Boulder Creek.


Planned Actions

Firefighters will monitor for smokes for the next few days.

Projected Incident Activity

Containment 9-2-2017

Controlled - 9-4-2017


This page will be updated with initial attack fires. If the fire becomes larger than 100 acres, it will have a separate name listed under Idaho.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Continued hot and dry

Unit Information

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Boise National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
Boise, Idaho, ID 83709

Incident Contacts

Public Affairs Officer
Phone: 208-373-4105
Boise NF Fire Information
Phone: 208-384-3266
Boise National Forest
Phone: 208-373-4100
Hours: M-F 8-430p
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