PM UPDATE — JULY 9, 2021 — 2015 PT

A wildfire is burning on the USFS lands in the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest which is being managed by the Northern Rockies Team 2, a Type 1 IMT. They are also managing a second nearby wildfire named the JUMBO FIRE.

Smoke rises from the Dixie fire with buildings from a nearby town in the foreground.
PC: USNF / Dixie Fire


Located about two miles north of Dixie, Idaho with fire behavior as extreme with crowning, wind-driven runs and long-range spotting. Containment is 17%. About 12,830 acres of timber litter and understory has been destroyed.

Fire behavior is extreme with crowning, with wind-driven runs and long-range spotting. Together, the burn total is 12,830 acres of timber (litter and understory). Crews have successfully gained a containment status of 17%.

Cost-to-date has reached $1.1 Million Dollars for fire suppression and containment expenses.


Located about eight miles north of Dixie, this lighting sparked fire has burned about 1,387 acres.

Incident Cooperators include Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest, Idaho County Sheriff Departmen. =

Area, road and trail closures in effect.

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