Salmon-Challis National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1206 S. Challis Street
Salmon, ID 83467
|Current as of|
|Cause||Human And Is Currently Under Investigation|
|Date of Origin||Tuesday August 01st, 2017 approx. 07:00 PM|
|Location||On 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 Commander||North Zone Duty Officer|
|Incident Description||Fire 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.|
|Coordinates||44.883 latitude, -114.729 longitude|
short grass, brush, and scattered timber
Fire activity remains in the interior of the burn perimeter.
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.
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.