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Goose Rapids Fire

Unit Information

Idaho Department of Lands
Boise, ID 83702

This incident is no longer being updated.

The Goose Rapids Fire has moved fully into mop-up phase today with containment at 100%. Evacuations and road closures have been lifted.

The Idaho Department of Lands wishes to thank all cooperating agencies including the Grangeville Task Force including the Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Forest Service, the Clearwater-Potlatch Timber Protective Association (CPTPA) and the Nez Perce County Emergency Management Services.

Two engines remain on scene for monitoring and patrolling activities.

Stage 1 Fire Restrictions continue to be in effect for this portion of the River Breaks which prohibits the building of any campfires outside of a permanent agency owned fire structure as well as smoking. Smoking is prohibited except within an enclosed vehicle, building or designated recreation site, or while stopped in an area at least three feet in diameter that is barren or cleared of all flammable materials.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnder Investigation
Date of OriginThursday August 09th, 2018 approx. 06:30 PM
Location21 miles south of Lewiston near Wild Goose Rapids on the Snake River approximately 1 mile north of China Garden Creek in Nez Perce County.
Incident CommanderIdaho Department of Lands
Incident DescriptionWildfire Near Wild Goose Rapids On The Snake River Approximately 1 Mile North Of China Garden Creek.
Coordinates46.033 latitude, -116.929 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel10
Size1,158 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Estimated Containment DateMonday August 13th, 2018 approx. 06:00 AM
Significant Events

The Goose Rapids Fire has moved into mop-up phase today with containment at 100%.


Projected Incident Activity

Local District resources will continue to monitor and patrol today.

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