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Rough Fire

Unit Information

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

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August 20- The Rough Fire continues to burn primarily to the northeast. No threats at this time. Resources include 3 crews, 1 helicopter and 3 engines.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginSunday August 07th, 2016 approx. 07:30 AM
Location14 miles NE of Lowman
Incident CommanderUSFS Type 3 - Blom
Coordinates44.261 latitude, -115.432 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel78
Size3,598 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained20%
Fuels Involved

Timber and short grass

Significant Events

Minimal fire activity with single tree torching.


Planned Actions

Utilize meadows and other natural barriers and old burn scars to increase containment.

Projected Incident Activity

Fire should continue to burn to the NE.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Hot and dry today.

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