Salmon-Challis National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1206 S. Challis Street
Salmon, ID 83467
The lightning caused Kiwah Fire, was detected at approximately 5:30 p.m. on July 17, 2018. Fire managers estimate size at 14,603 acres.
Fire activity remains minimal throughout the fire area. Fire managers have called the fire contained.
The Central Idaho Dispatch Zone is at MODERATE Fire Danger.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Wednesday July 18th, 2018 approx. 05:30 PM|
|Location||49 Nautical Miles NW from Challis, ID|
|Incident Commander||SZ Duty Officer|
|Incident Description||Wildfire, Remote Wilderness|
|Coordinates||44.823 latitude, -115.286 longitude|
timber with litter and understory, short grass
Minimal fire behavior.
Fire is in monitor status and will be flown to check on status occasionally.
|Projected Incident Activity|
Minimal fire activity expected.
The fire is currently in monitor status and is being allowed to play, as nearly as possible, its natural ecological role in the environment while providing for firefighter and public safety.
Partly cloudy. High 44F. Winds light and variable.