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Shissler Fire

Unit Information

Nez Perce - Clearwater National Forests
U.S. Forest Service
903 3rd Street
Kamiah, ID 83536

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Incident Contacts

Hank Heusinkveld
Phone: 208-702-2389
Hours: Daily

Drew Dingmann
Phone: 208-842-2758
Hours: Inconsistent phone service; please email

Highlighted Activity

09/23/2020 9/23/20 Shissler Fire Update
Acreage on the Shissler fire has been reduced from approximately 11,000 acres to 10,680 acres based on more accurate mapping.  Forest Service Road (FSR) 285 (The Green Mountain / Elk Mountain Road)..
News - 09/23/2020
Shissler fire, Sept. 10, 2020Image options: [ Full Size ]

The Shissler fire was reported the evening of August 17, 2020 and is located southeast of Elk City, Idaho two miles south of Red River Hot Springs.

For more information and today's fire update, please see the News tab.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginMonday August 17th, 2020 approx. 09:00 PM
LocationSoutheast of Elk City, Idaho two miles south of Red River Hot Springs
Incident CommanderLocal Type 3 Organization
Coordinates45.76 latitude, -115.193 longitude

Current Situation

Size10,680 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained15%
Fuels Involved


Recent Articles

9/23/20 Shissler Fire Update News - 3 days ago
Green Mountain Road #285 Access Announcement - 4 days ago
9/21/2020 Shissler Fire Update News - 5 days ago