Active Wildfires | By Wildfire Name | August 31, 2016

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Image of Baker River Hotshots Sunday night.

Baker River Hotshots doing a little burnout operations/Suncrest Fire.

BEAVER FIRE 

Medicine Bow NF. Thunder Basin National Grassland  -WYOMING.  24 miles Northwest of Walden, COLORADO. Started 6/19/2016 @ 12noon.  Managed by Portland NIMO. 232 firefighters. 53% contained. 1 crew. 15 engines. 2 dozers. 4 copters. 4 water tenders.

BERRY FIRE

Grand Teton National Park. 19 Miles NW of Moran, WYOMING.  Start 7/25/2016 @ midnight. Cause:  Lightning. 34 8 personnel. 13,177 acres. Moderate fire with torching, backing, burnout of downed heavy fuels. Command by the Great Basin IMT 4.

BLACK MOUNTAIN FIRE

10 miles southwest of Swan Valley, IDAHO. Started 8/19/2016 @ 0300 hours. Lightning caused. 13 acres. 80% contained. 12 personnel.

BOX CANYON FIRE

Uinata – Wasatch – Cache National Forest, UTAH.   Start July 28th @ 1715 hours. Human caused. 4,181 acres.

BROADWAY FIRE

Medicine Bow NF – Thunder Basin National Grassland) .  30 Miles NNW of Walden / 2 Miles N of WYOMING – COLORADO.  Started 8/14/2016 @ 1815 hours. Lightning caused.  Managed by Portland Incident Management Team.   322 acres.

BUCK CREEK & SAUL FIRES

Upper Chiwawa River in the Okanogan – Wenatchee National Forest, WASHINGTON STATE.  Buck Creek 3,206 acres.

BUFFALO FIRE

Bybee Creek inside Crater National Park, OREGON.  Started 7/28/2016 from an unknown cause. 4422 acres.

BYBEE CREEK 

WYOMING. 1072 acres.

Photo of Sikorsky Helicopter at Helibase

Helicopter on the Suncrest Fire

CARROT FIRE

IDAHO.  343 acres.

CAYUSE MOUNTAIN PASS FIRE

Spokane Indian Reservation) – 8 Miles of Wellpinit, WASHINGTON STATEThe Cayuse Mountain Fire started when the Hart Fire jumped the Spokane River. High winds pushed it to the East side of the river where it is now burning on the Spokane Indian Reservation. The fire on the West side of the river is the Hart Fire. 346 personnel.  18,118 acres.

CEDAR FIRE

Start 7/17/2016 from lightning. Unknown cause.   2  miles northwest of Elk Summit and 11 miles south of the Powell Ranger Station in Nez-Pearce NF in Pearce, IDAHO. 29,322 acres.

CENTRAL FIRE 

9 miles west of the Lake developed area and 2 miles south of Hayden Valley, CALIFORNIA.  1043 acres.

CLIFF CREEK FIRE

WYOMING. $32,330 acres.

COPPER KING FIRE 

Lolo NF,  MONTANA.  8 miles East of Thompson Falls; 1 mile N of Hwy 200. 27,088 acres.ch from the 153rd Airlift Wing, (Wyoming Air National Guard) and the 302nd Airlift Wing, (Colorado Springs, Air Force Reserve) have been deployed to Boise, ID in support of wildland fire operations.

One Convair 580 air tanker group from both British Columbia and Alberta have been deployed to Pocatello and Twin Falls, IDAHO in support of wildland fire operations.

Ciraulo is in Command.  596 acres. 80% contained.  In Mop-up operations and securing all lines.

FAWN FIRE 

Tatanka Complex. Yellowstone National Park. WYOMING.  2073 acres.

GAP FIRE

Seiad Valley, CALIFORNIA.  Started 8/27/2016 @ 1945 hours. 13,020 acres.

HIGH PASS 12.5 FIRE 

10 miles west of Junction City, OREGON on private and Bureau of Land Management forest lands protected by the Oregon Department of Forestry’s Western Lane District (Veneta). ODF Incident Management Team 2 (Incident Commander Chris Cline) was dispatched on Friday, August 26, and assumed command of the fire at 8 p.m. that evening.  191 acres.

HOLY FIRE 

CALIFORNIA.  155 acres.

MAPLE FIRE

Tatanka Complex – West Yellowstone, WYOMING. – Start 8/8/16 from  lightning. 4 miles northeast of the community of West Yellowstone, and 3.5 miles southwest of Mount Holmes Lookout. 36,719 acres.

MOOSE FIRE

IDAHO. 7,963 acres.

NEZ PERCE FIRE

10 miles NE of Butte, MONTANA.  Started 8/13/2016 @ 1300  hours by lightning.  344 acres.

PETERSON HOLLOW FIRE

Uinta/Wasatch-Cache NF – 12 Miles NW of Garden City, UTAH.  1207 acres.  Started 8/21/2016. 50 acres.

PIONEER FIRE

 Boise NF – 8 miles North of Idaho City and NE of Boise, IDAHO.   Started 7/18/2016 from an unknown cause.  157,393 acres.

RAIL FIRE

5 Miles West of Unity, OREGON.  Start 7/31/2016. Unknown cause. Burning in same area as 2002 Monument Fire. 40,983 acres.

REY FIRE

Santa Barabara County). North of Santa Barbara, CALIFORNIA. 32,606 acres.

ROARING FIRE

IDAHO. 5,439 acres.

ROARING LION FIRE

MONTANA. 8,533 acres.

Rescuing pet on the Suncrest Fire by inciweb 8.31.2016

Firefighters rescuing a pup who happened to get loose.

SOBERANES FIRE

Soberanes Creek, Garrapata State Park, Palo Colorado/Big Sur, & Ventana Wilderness..  Monterey County, CALIFORNIA.  93,714 acres.

SUNCREST FIRE

Leavenworth, WASHINGTON STATE. 465 acres.

TIE FIRE

Caribou-Targhee NF – 10 Miles SW of Victor, IDAHO. 1,031 acres. 450 personnel.

Public Info Meeting -> 9/1/2016 @ 1900 hours. Victor Elementary School, 43 E Center Street, Victor IDAHO.

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Photography in this post is of the Suncrest Fire in Leavenworth, Washington. (Courtesy of Inciweb)

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