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Sawtell Peak

Unit Information

Caribou-Targhee National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1405 Hollipark Drive
Idaho Falls, ID 83401

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Incident Contact

Sawtell Peak Fire Information
Phone: 208-220-4176

Highlighted Activity

09/09/2022 Sawtell Peak Fire Daily Update 09.09.2022
Summary: This will be the final report for the Sawtell Peak Fire.  The fire is 37 acres with 100% containment and 66 personnel assigned to the incident. The Sawtell Peak fire was transferred to...
News - 09/09/2022
Sawtell Peak Public Information Map 9.9.2022Image options: [ Full Size ]

 The area and road closure for the Sawtell Peak Fire area have been lifted as of September 12, 2022. 

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginWednesday August 31st, 2022 approx. 01:22 PM
Location¼ mile from Sawtell Peak along FS Road 24 on the Ashton/Island Park Ranger District.
Incident CommanderJosh Erickson, Shad Cooper (t)
Coordinates44.54 latitude, -111.404 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel66
Size37 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Timber, Grass, Understory, Sub-Alpine Fir

Significant Events



Planned Actions

Finish mop-up and implement rehabilitation plan

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

High temperatures and low humididty. Near critical fire weather and red flag conditions the next several days.