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Tappan Fire

Unit Information

Salmon-Challis National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1206 S. Challis Street
Salmon, ID 83467

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Tappan Fire August 11, 2017Image options: [ Full Size ]

The fire is in monitor status under the direction of the North Zone Duty Officer.

Central Idaho Dispatch Zone is at MODERATE Fire Danger.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseHuman And Is Currently Under Investigation
Date of OriginTuesday August 01st, 2017 approx. 07:00 PM
LocationOn the Middle Fork and North Fork Ranger Districts, near the confluence of Camas Creek and the Middle Fork of the Salmon River. Fire is located east of the Middle Fork of the Salmon River.
Incident CommanderNorth Zone Duty Officer
Incident DescriptionFire Is Located East Of The Middle Fork Of The Salmon River In Steep, Rocky, And Inaccessible Terrain. The Fire Is Being Managed In The Wilderness While Providing For Firefighter And Public Safety And Protecting Identified Values At Risk Such As River Camps, Private Property, And Natural And Cultural Resources.
Coordinates44.883 latitude, -114.729 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel1
Size1,650 Acres
Fuels Involved

short grass, brush, and scattered timber

Significant Events

Fire activity remains in the interior of the burn perimeter.

Outlook

Planned Actions

Fire is in monitor status under the direction of the North Zone Duty Officer.

Projected Incident Activity

The fire has not increased in size and any remaining fire activity remains in the interior of the burn perimeter.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Cool and wet conditions will persist through Friday as a large low pressure system continues to dominate the weather pattern. Today will be the windiest day of the next several, as another cold front moves through the area. Precipitation chances diminish over the weekend, but below normal temperatures are expected to continue into early next week.