The Buck Fire is located on the St. Joe Ranger District, approximately 16 miles southeast of Avery, Idaho. The fire is burning in steep terrain and heavy fuels along Buck Creek, south of FSR201.
Area Closure Map 9/1/17
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Monday August 07th, 2017 approx. 06:45 PM|
|Incident Commander||Transferred to local unit 9/18.|
|Incident Description||Located Approximately 16 Miles Southeast Of Avery, Idaho|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||25%|
heavy timber, brush and snags on steep rocky terrain
Area, trail, and road closures are in effect.
Fire crews finished moping up the containment lines that were available for the crews to work in safely. This additional work has brought our containment percentage up to 25%.
|Projected Incident Activity|
Heavy precipitation is expected over the fire area With this incoming precipitation fire activity is expected to be stunted for the foreseeable future.
Main objective still remains keeping the fire off of Molpus Timerlands property.
The fire area is expecting significant moisture for most of this week.