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Rabbit Foot Fire

Unit Information

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

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Rabbit Foot Fire, morning of September 29Image options: [ Full Size ]

The lightning-caused Rabbit Foot Fire began on August 2, 2018, and is 100% contained.

The Central Idaho Dispatch Zone is at LOW Fire Danger.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginThursday August 02nd, 2018 approx. 12:30 PM
Location22 Nautical Miles North of Challis, ID
Incident CommanderNorth Zone Duty Officer
Incident DescriptionWildfire
Coordinates44.856 latitude, -114.307 longitude

Current Situation

Size36,004 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained20%
Fuels Involved

Upper elevations across the fire area are dominated by timber fuel with heavy dead and down material. This is especially true in old burn scars. Lower elevations are dominated by grass and sagebrush.

Significant Events

Fire activity is minimal.


Planned Actions

Continue monitoring isolated smokes.

Projected Incident Activity

Minimal fire activity.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Partly cloudy. A few flurries or snow showers possible. High 41F. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph.