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Hall Mountain Fire

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Idaho Panhandle National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
3232 West Nursery Road
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815

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The Hall Mountain Fire is burning on Hall Mountain in Boundary County. It was detected at 12:07pm on July 2, 2021. Located approximately 1 mile from the Canadian/US border, it is burning in heavily timbered Subalpine Fir and dying Lodgepole Pine.
Resources assigned on the day of detection were: 5 Firebosses, 4 Large Air Tankers, 3 Helicopters, a lead plan, air attack, the Panhandle Hotshots, Panhandle Helitack, and an engine with a crew of 5.  
For 7/4/2021, the same ground crews are in place. If needed to assist with fire suppression, aerial support is available nearby.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning/natural
Date of OriginFriday July 02nd, 2021 approx. 12:07 PM
LocationHall Mountain, Boundary Co. Idaho
Incident CommanderIdaho Panhandle National Forests, Bonners Ferry Ranger District
Coordinates48.984 latitude, -116.392 longitude

Current Situation

Size9 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Burning in mature Subalpine, Engelmann spruce and standing dead beetle kill Lodgepole pine.

Significant Events

Ignition day saw active fire behavior with group torching and running. Since then suppression efforts have resulted in minimal fire behavior with smoldering and creeping observed.

Outlook

Projected Incident Activity

The Hall Mountain Fire was contained on 7/17/2021

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