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Vader Fire

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Salmon-Challis National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1206 S. Challis Street
Salmon, ID 83467

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News Releases — Vader Fire

Vader Fire Update July 26, 2019 Released: 7/26/2019
LAST REGULAR UPDATE FIRE UPDATE: Yesterday, firefighters continued to make significant progress, further increasing containment to 88%. With the ongoing progress, additional crews were released to...
Vader Fire Update July 25, 2019 Released: 7/25/2019
FIRE UPDATE: Yesterday, firefighters made significant progress, increasing containment from 32% to 76%. The Vader Fire is now 443 acres; the acreage increase is due to more accurate mapping. With the...
Vader Fire Update July 24, 2019 Released: 7/24/2019
FIRE UPDATE: Yesterday, fire activity was minimal with no fire expansion. Firefighters continued to improve and strengthen fire containment lines by extinguishing scattered heat well within the fire...
Vader Fire Update July 23, 2019 Released: 7/23/2019
FIRE UPDATE: Yesterday, firefighters completed handline around the fire, and crews successfully completed burn out operations above Vader Creek. Travel on Highway 21 without a pilot car was restored...
VADER FIRE Update 7/22/2019 Released: 7/22/2019
FIRE UPDATE: As of 6 a.m. today, Great Basin Incident Management Team 5 is in command of the Vader Fire. Fire priorities continue to be working toward opening Highway 21 without any travel...
VADER FIRE UPDATE 7/21/2019 Released: 7/21/2019
The Central Idaho Dispatch Zone is at HIGH Fire Danger. On Inciweb @ https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6449/ July 21, 2019 Date of Detection: July 16, 2019 Current Size: 411 Location: 14...
VADER FIRE UPDATE 7/20/2019 Released: 7/20/2019
VADER FIRE UPDATE The Central Idaho Dispatch Zone is at HIGH Fire Danger. The Vader Fire, reported July 19 in the afternoon, is located approximately 14 miles northwest of Stanley, south of...