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Bum Creek

Unit Information

Payette National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
500 N Mission St.
McCall, ID 83638

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Bum Fire looking up Bum Creek Sep 26Image options: [ Full Size ]

Fire Management personnel monitoring the fire report that the fire is fairly inactive as of September 26. The size of the fire is approximately 5340 acres with a lot of unburned incorporated in the displayed perimeter. The majority of the fires perimeter has not grown for about a week. The fire area in the WF of Monumental creek is a mix of burned and unburned my guess right now at about 50% of each, with a couple smoldering spots high on the ridge on the north side of west fork monumental creek. The area continues to smolder with some interior cleanup.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginFriday September 07th, 2018 approx. 08:00 AM
LocationThe fire is 3 miles southeast of the Pinnacles, and within the area of the West Fork of Monumental Creek Lakes.
Coordinates44.995 latitude, -115.309 longitude

Current Situation

Size3,438 Acres
Estimated Containment DateMonday October 15th, 2018 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved

Tree with litter and understory

Significant Events

The fire has moved to the east in the Monumental Lakes area.


Planned Actions

Continued monitoring of the fire.

Projected Incident Activity

Firefighters will continue to monitor the fire and take actions as needed to protect values at risk.


Moderate fire behavior, with occasional tree torching has been observed.

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