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Dixie-Jumbo Fires (ID)

Unit Information

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

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Incident Contact

Red River Ranger District
Phone: 208-842-2245
Hours: M-F, 7:30am - 4pm

Highlighted Activity

09/15/2021 Dixie Jumbo Fires Closure Information
 For the latest closure information for the Dixie-Jumbo and other fires on the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests, please visit and scroll to "Fire Closure
Closure - 09/15/2021

The Dixie and Jumbo fires are located approximately 40 miles southeast of Grangeville and 15 miles south of Elk City, Idaho near the communities of Comstock and Dixie. 

The Dixie Fire was started by lightning on July 5, 2021 and the Jumbo Fire was started by lightning on July 6, 2021.  The fires are burning in mixed conifer stands in steep and rugged terrain. 
There will be no more updates posted to this page unless there is significant fire activity to report. The Dixie & Jumbo fires will be included in future forest-wide updates. These updates, as well as the most up to date closure information, can be found on the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests website at

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginMonday July 05th, 2021 approx. 12:45 PM
LocationJust north of Dixie, Idaho
Coordinates45.586 latitude, -115.444 longitude

Current Situation

Size46,500 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained63%
Estimated Containment DateSaturday October 30th, 2021 approx. 12:00 AM



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