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Marion 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
Email: henry.heusinkveld@usda.gov
Phone: 208-702-2389
Hours: Daily

Jennifer Becar
Email: jennifer.becar@usda.gov
Phone: 208-660-2058
Hours: Daily

Highlighted Activity

09/21/2020 9/21/2020 Beaver and Marion Fires Update
The Type 2 Incident Management Team working the Marion and Beaver fires near Powell has transferred command of the fires to a local Type 3 organization. Both fires displayed little to no growth over..
News - 09/21/2020
September 3, 2020 Marion Fire perimeterImage options: [ Full Size ]

The Marion fire was detected on Wednesday, Aug. 19 six miles southeast of Powell on the Lochsa-Powell Ranger District. 

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning
Date of OriginWednesday August 19th, 2020 approx. 09:41 AM
Location5.5 miles south of Powell Ranger Station on the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest
Incident CommanderLocal Type 3 organization
Coordinates46.438 latitude, -114.661 longitude

Current Situation

Size1,520 Acres
Fuels Involved

Timber (litter and understory). Heavy dead and down fuel component will maintain active surface fire. Scattered standing dead trees contribute to group tree torching and snag hazards.