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Nethker Fire

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Payette National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
500 N Mission St
McCall, ID 83638

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News Releases — Nethker Fire

Type 3 Incident Management Team Released: 8/20/2019
The Burgdorf/French Creek Road is now open for public travel. Warren Wagon Road remains open. Jeanette Campground, Burgdorf Guard Station and all trails leading into the burned area remain closed....
Warm, dry weather on the way for the Nethker Fire Released: 8/18/2019
The Nethker Fire added one additional acre yesterday, rising to 2,355 acres this morning based on data collected overnight during an infrared flight. The fire is 91 percent contained.Today,...
Favorable weather aids firefighters on the Nethker Fire Released: 8/17/2019
Yesterday firefighters took advantage of favorable weather to gain significant containment on the Nethker Fire. The fire is 91 percent contained and is 2,354 acres in size. Today's weather will be a...
Firefighters continue to make progress on the Nethker Fire Released: 8/16/2019
The Nethker Fire is now 79 percent contained and favorable weather conditions have allowed crews to continue to make good progress. The fire is 2,354 acres in size, according to an infrared flight...
Containment increases, smoke will be visible in the fire area Released: 8/15/2019
The Nethker Fire is now 68 percent contained as crews continue to make progress in the northern area of the fire. Some islands of previously unburned vegetation inside the fire perimeter burned...
Containment grows, structure defense plans complete Released: 8/14/2019
Containment on the Nethker Fire now stands at 63 percent with a slight increase in acreage to 2,340 acres due to more accurate infrared mapping overnight.There are 653 people assigned to the fire.The...
Containment Rises, Warren Wagon Road Open to the Public Released: 8/13/2019
Containment on the Nethker Fire now stands at 56 percent thanks to hard work by hundreds of firefighters on the ground and in the air. This hard work has allowed fire managers to re-open Warren...
Cooler Weather Helps Crews Increase Containment Released: 8/12/2019
Current Status: Firefighters on the Nethker Fire woke up to a freezing 31 degrees with shallow fog. Temperatures will begin warming for the next three days. The fire will become more active at the...
More Rain Predicted for Nethker Fire Area Released: 8/11/2019
The Nethker Fire received about two-tenths of an inch of rain yesterday when storms moved through the area. Another round of storms is predicted for today with wind gusts up to 35 mph, but no hail....
Thunderstorms, Rain Predicted for Nethker Fire Area Released: 8/10/2019
Current Status: A Red Flag warning remains in effect today due to the threat of thunderstorms that could produce winds up to 45 mph accompanied by marble-size hail. The winds could accelerate fire...