U.S. Active Wildfires by #Hashtag | Thursday, July 21, 2016

Here are the active fires for Thursday, July 21st Update:


#BakerFire (CA) off Baker St & School St near Copperopolis . Start 7/21/2016 @ 1506 Hours. 60 acres. 40% contained.

#BlueLakeFire (MT)   10 miles SW of Ennis…15 personnel. 314 acres. 0% contained. Unknown cause.

#CrestonFire (CA) Off Creston Rd, SE of Paso Robles. San Luis Obispo County….10acres. 0% contained.

#FoothillsFire (CA)  Off of Foothill Drive.  Community of Lucerne.  Lake County….. 100 acres. 69% contained.

#HoncutFire (CA) Off Ahart Rd.  Butte County. Started 7/21/2016 @1830 hours….15 acres. 100% contained.

#RoblarFire (CA)  N end of the base. on Camp Pendleton. Camp Pendleton FD.  2000 acres. 10% contained.


#SherpaFire (CA) NE of Coarsegold.  Madera County…..70 acres. 0% contained.  Evacuations in progress.

Credit: Camp Pendleton FD

#TableTopFire (CA)  Table Rock Rd & Harry Cash Rd, Montague …. 25 acres. 40% contained.



#ArdenFire (WY)  Big Horn NF.  About 35 miles East of Greybull, Wyoming, near Shell Reservoir and Lake Adelaide…415 acres. 0% contained. Cause unknown.  (4) 20-person hotshot crews, (2) 20-person hand crews, 4 engines, and 2 helicopters. 0 structured threatened.

#BeaverCreekFire (CO) – Routt NF. 24 mi NW of Walden. Timber and brush. …Start 6/19/2016. Cause unknown and under investigation….25,491 acres. 208 personnel. Moderate fire behavior exhibiting isolated torching, short-range spotting, smoldering and creeping.

#CliffCreekFire (WY)   Great Basin Team 7, Incident Commander Tony DeMasters has assumed Command.  15 miles E of Hoback. . Timber. Active fire behavior with wind-driven runs. Residences threatened. Road and area closures in effect….596 personnel.  10,118 acres. 5% contained. Due to weather, high spread potential is predicted. Hwy 191 continued closure. Potential impact to Granite creek drainage.

#DumpFire (WY) Johnson County. 1 mi NE of Kaycee, WY. Brush and short grass. Minimal fire behavior. Sage-grouse habitat threatened….100% contained.

#FeatherFire (CA)  Off of El Capitan Truck Trail. South of Ramona (San Diego County).  CAL Fire….  100 acres. 100% contained.

#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…470 personnel.  16,489 acres. 55% contained. A Reentry plan is in effect.


#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…1,024 acres. 0% contained. 7 crews. 23 engines. 1 dozer. 3 helos.  2 SEATs. 334 personnel.  Increased winds will equal increased fire activity.

#McHughFire (AK) Mat-Su Area Forestry, DOF. IMT 2 (Kurth). Started on BLM land 2 miles SE of Anchorage. Medium logging slash….842 acres. 5% contained.

#MileMarker14 #MM14 (ID). Highway 21, Boise District, BLM. Started on county land 3 miles East of Boise. Brush and short grass….255 personnel. 4,306 acres. 60% contained. Fire still burning in areas. Hotshot crews continue to construct lines.

 #PioneerFire (ID) Boise NF. IMT 2 (Rosenthal). 5 miles North  of Idaho City, ID. Timber and grass. Moderate fire behavior with isolated torching and short uphill runs. Structures threatened. Road closure in effect…..300 personnel. 1300 acres. 20% contained. Rosenthal’s Type 2 Incident Management Team will assume management of the fire on Friday, July 22.

#SteamboatCreekFire (AK)  Valdez-Copper River Area Forestry, DOF. Started on NPS land 14 miles southwest of McCarthy.  Medium logging slash, brush and tall grass…..19,179 acres. 0% contained.

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

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