U.S. Active Wildfires by #Hashtag | Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Here are the active fires for Wednesday, July 20th:

NEW FIRES !

#ArdenFire (WY)  Big Horn NF.  Near Shell Reservoir.  120 acres. 0% contained.  Heavy timber.  ~

Arden Fire (Courtesy: Inciweb)

Arden Fire (Courtesy: Inciweb)

#BaileyFire (CA)  CAL Fire. Highway 5 at Bailey Hill, 2 miles SE of Hilt. Siskiyou County.  3 fires total 26 acres. 50% contained.  ~

#CherryChokeFire (UT)  Salt Lake Field Office, BLM.  10 miles SE of Ibapah. Timber and grass. Active fire behavior with torching, running and spotting. 1,900 acres. 0% contained. 110 personnel.  3 crews. 8 engines. 1 helicopter. $500,000 CTD. ~

#CliffCreekFire (WY)  Bridger-Teton NF. IMT 2 (DeMasters). 15 miles E of Hoback. . Timber. Active fire behavior with wind-driven runs. Residences threatened. Road and area closures in effect.  4,500 acres.  0% contained.  138 personnel.  4 crews. 7 engines. 4 helicopters. 1 structure lost. $500,000 CTD. ~

#CutoffFire (AK) Copper River Basin.  57 acres. Crews have made great progress. Should be able to demob resources by 1800 hours this evening. ~

#FoothillFire (CA)  CAL Fire.  Off Foothill Drive, community of Lucerne.   Lake County. 60 acres. 30% contained.  ~

#GrindFire (NM) Lincoln NF. Smokey Bear Ranger District. S of Grindstone Lake and approximately 2 miles S of Ruidoso. 0.1 ac. 100% contained. No structures threatened. Detected 7/19/16 @ 1717 hours. ~

#IndianCanyonFire (SD) South Dakota Wildland Fire Suppression, DOF.  6 miles SE of Edgemont. Timber and short grass. Minimal fire behavior. Numerous structures threatened. Evacuations and road closures have been lifted. 13,500 acres. 60% contained. 308 personnel.  7 crews. 51 engines. 1 Helicopter. 2 structures lost.  $1,000,000 CTD. ~

#LavaMtnFire (WY)  Shoshone NF. IMT 2 (Connell). 20 miles NW of Dubois. Timber and heavy logging slash. Moderate fire behavior with single tree torching, short-range spotting and creeping. Numerous structures threatened. 378 acres. 0% contained. 204 personnel.  5 crews. 8 engines. 5 helicopters. $308,000. ~

#PioneerFire (ID)  Boise NF.  8 miles N of Idaho City and West of Elk Creek. Type 2 team ordered.  200 Firefighters assigned to incident.  240 acres. Unknown cause. Started on 7/18/2016 around 1700 hours. ~

Pioneer Fire burning in steep timber

Pioneer Fire (Courtesy: Inciweb)

#RockFire (NE), Nebraska NF. Fifteen miles southeast of Ardmore, NE. Tall grass. Minimal fire behavior. ~

#SteamboatCreekFire (AK)  Valdez-Copper River Area Forestry, DOF. Started on NPS land 14 miles southwest of McCarthy.  Medium logging slash, brush and tall grass. Active fire behavior with flanking. Last report unless significant activity occurs.  275 acres. 0% contained. 0 personnel or resources. $17,000 CTD. ~

#YoknedaLakeFire (AK) Copper River Basin.  2,097 acres. Some fire activity in NE portion of fire area with creeping and smoldering. ~

UPDATES!

#BeaverCreekFire (CO) – Routt NF. 24 mi NW of Walden. Timber and brush.  24,789 acres. 5% contained. 286 personnel.  4 crews. 24 engines. 2 helicopters. 6 structures lost. $11,400,000 CTD. ~

#ClavelFire (NM) – Las Vegas District.  New Mexico State Forestry.  State Lands.  20 miles NE of Roy.  Brush and grass.  9,842 acres. 100% contained. 1 engine. $45,000 CTD. ~

 

#FeatherFire (CA)  Off of El Capitan Truck Trail. South of Ramona (San Diego County).  CAL Fire.  133 acres.  Forward spread stopped. 90% contained. ~

#FleckFire (ID)  Sawtooth NF.  18 miles north of Fairfield. Timber and grass. Minimal fire behavior. Residences threatened. Area closure in effect. 205 acres. 70% contained. 3 crews. 5 engines. 4 helicopters. $400,000 CTD. ~

#FullerFire (AZ) – Grand Canyon National Park.  IMT 2.  4 miles NE of North Rim.  Timber and medium logging slash.  National Park lands.  13,665 acres. 0% contained. 586 personnel.  14 crews. 25 engines. 5 helicopters. $3,700,000 CTD. ~

 

#HaydenPassFire (CO) – Fort Carson Army Base. Rocky Mtn Blue Team IMT. Started 7/8/2016. 21 mi SW of Colorado Springs. 20 miles SE of Salida. Hardwood slash, brush and tall grass. 16,414 acres. 35% contained.  847 personnel.  20 crews. 41 engines. 7 helicopters. 1 structure lost.  $5,800,000 CTD. ~

#PineFire (CA)  USFS. San Guillermo Mountain, 6 miles southwest of Stauffer.  Ventura County. 2,304 acres. 93% contained. ~

Sources:  NW Fire Info, CAL Fire, Inciweb, NWICC,, AK Wildfires, NM Fire Info, BLM Alaska, AZ Fire Info, NIFC, Twitter and Facebook.

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