Cleveland, Oklahoma | Dues Wildfire | 1

CLEVELAND, Oklahoma

A wildfire named the Dues Fire  is burning about one mile northeast of Cleveland, Oklahoma in timber, short grass and brush in the area managed by the Osage Agency of the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA).

Fire behavior consists of moderate fire with backing, creeping and smoldering.

There has been 2,484 acres scorched and fire crews have reached a 95% containment status.

There are 11 total personnel which include two engines.

One structure was lost.  The total cost-to-date of fire suppression and containment expenses equal to approximately $13,000.00.

The cause is unknown at this time.

(c) 2019 NW Fire Blog – 3/31/20109 @ 1645 PDT

New Mexico Wildfire: #SoldierCanyonFire | 1

MESCALERO, New Mex. – A wildfire was detected on Thursday, June 7th at 1500 hours PDT from an unknown human-caused.   It is currently under investigation.

On June 8, the fire had extreme fire behavior with minimal spread.

Location

The wildfire is located about one mile north of the town of Mescalero in Soldier Canyon on BIA (Bureau of Indian Affairs) tribal lands on the Mescalero Apache Reservation.

Photo Credit | Joseph Elfelt @MappingSupport

FIRE STATUS

June 10, 2018

  • 247 personnel are assigned to this incident including 7 Type 1 hotshot crews, 1 type 2 hand crew, 7 engines, 1 type 1 helicopter, 1 type 2 helicopter, 2 Type 3 helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft as needed.
  • Minimal fire activity.
  • The fire has consumed 1,300 acres of ponderosa pine, mixed conifer and pinon juniper. (reduction in acreage due to more accurate mapping).
  • 15% containment status.
  • Direct threats to cultural and archeological resources, tribal facilities, rec areas and the Tri-State power lines are currently of concern to Fire Managers.
  • All evacuation orders have been lifted.

June 9, 2018

  • Elevated to Preparedness Level 4.
  • Minimal fire growth overnight.
  • Evacuation orders lifted as of 1500 hours MDT.

June 8, 2018

  • 1,300 acres. 5% contained.
  • 1 VLAT, 1 Lead, 1 Air Attack, 1 Type 3 Helicopter, 1 Type 2  Initial Attack crew ordered with an IMET en route.
  • Additionally 2 Airtankers, 2 IHCs (Valyermo, Smokey Bear) ordered.
  • 7 Hotshot crews constructed a fire line directly on the east and west flanks.
  • Structure protection on numerous homes.
  • Type 3 IMT as Command.
  • Air resources, BIA and US Forest Service en route.
  • Estimated 300 – 400 people evacuated.
  • Tri-State power company shutting off power to Tularosa Mescalero Ruidoso Downs at 1345 hours to enable slurry bombers can attack the fire.

June 7, 2018

  • Fire gaining ground near Mescalero in the Sacramento Mountains.
  • Type 1 IMT ordered and due to arrive on June 8, 2018.
  • Up to 200 acres and increase fast initially).
  • Mandatory evacuations in progress for : Blank Canyon, Windy Point, White Mountain subdivision.
  • US 70 mile marker 270 (Tularosa) to mile marker 248 (Mescalero) closed in both directions.

Photo Credit | FlightRadar

  • Shelter at Mescalero Community Center, Mescalero Reformed Church, Tularosa Rec Center.
  • Weather conditions – light and generally from the east at the surface but smoke moving northeast due to mid and upper-level wind direction. Dry storms nearby causing gusty, erratic conditions.
  • 2,554 acres. 0% containment.
  • Reports fire can been from Santa Fe County, a dark orange bank of clouds far behind the Ortiz Mountains.

WEATHER FORECAST

Thunderstorms are expected for the area that may bring light rain and erratic winds to the fire area.  Some crews are on stand-by ready for any new starts that may appear in the area.

Fire danger is extremely high and restrictions remain in place for the Sacramento Mountain Range and Mescalero Apache lands.

(c) 2018 NW Fire Blog – updated 1300  hours PDT

 

ID ACTIVE WILDFIRES | AUGUST 11 2017

SUMMARY | Here are the wildfires for the State of Idaho for Friday, August 11, 2017. NOTE:  Fire CAD Activity Report is not included due to many new wildfires.

Fire in Rush Creek 8/9/17

Fire in Rush Creek on the IBEX Fire. Courtesy/Inciweb

IBEX FIRE

Previously reported.  The IBEX fire is located about 23 miles NW of Challis.  Fire behavior is active with crowning, torching and long-range spotting.  20 personnel are assigned.  Structures are threatened.  Unknown additional resources/equipment are on-scene or the amount of the CTD.

POWER LINE FIRE

The Power Line wildfire is burning on BIA land managed by the Fort Hall Agency, about 20 miles SW of Pocatello, Idaho.  The fire has burned about 53,076 acres of brush, short grass. Fire behavior is currently minimal that is creeping and smoldering as some rain fell over the fire ground on Tuesday. There are 468 personnel along with 12 crews, 23 engines and 6 helicopters assigned.  The cost-to-date is now $1.8. Million.

HANOVER FIRE

The Hanover wildfire is burning on the Nez Perce – Clearwater National Forest, about 4 miles NE of Florence.  Timber and brush are currently burning.  Since Thursday, there has been 6,56 acres scorched but fire crews have reached a 15% containment status.  The fire behavior is moderate with uphill runs and long-range spotting.  Structures are still being threatened.  Attached to this incident are 318 personnel with 1 crew, 9 engines and 10 helicopters. CTD is $2.7 Million.

LONE PINE FIRE

** New! **  The Lone Pine fire is located 43 miles East of Kooskia.  Fire behavior is active with structures being threatened.  There has been 5,292 acres burned but a 0% containment status has been reached. There are 0 personnel or additional resources working this fire. Structures are being threatened. $6,000 CTD.

MOOSE CREEK 1 FIRE

** New! ** The Moose Creek 1 fire is located 50 miles East of Kooskia.  There is active fire behavior but 4,231 acres have been consumed.  There is a 90% containment status currently.  288 personnel are on the fire line with 6 crews, 5 engines and 1 helo.  CTD is $6.3 Million.

RATTLESNAKE FIRE

** New ** The Rattlesnake fire is located in the same areas as the Moose Creek 1 Fire, Lone Pine Fire, Mink Peak Fire, Buck Lake Creek Fire, Bleak Fire and Plummer Fire on the Nez Perce – Clearwater NF.  It is also 16 miles East of Dixie.  Fire behavior is moderate with uphill runs, flanking and backing.  There have been 3,810 acres destroyed with a 0% containment status.  There are no other resources on this wildfire.  CTD is $27,000.

MINK PEAK FIRE

** New! ** The Mink Peak fire is located 45 miles EAst of Kooskia on the Nez Perce – Clearwater NF.  Since this was reported 642 acres of timber and grass have been burned.  Fire behavior is active with backing.  There are no resources on this fire.  CTD is $5,000.

BUCK LAKE CREEK FIRE

** New! ** On the same National Forest, Buck Lake Creek fire is burning about 19 miles NE of Elk City where 364 acres of timber and tall grass have been consumed.  There are no resources on this wildfire and there is no containment status reached.  There is minimal fire behavior at this time.  CTD is $2,000.

BLEAK FIRE

** New! ** The Bleak fire is 20 miles NE of Dixie that has minimal fire behavior with backing, flanking and creeping.  About 166 acres have been burned and there is a 0% containment status. $17,000 CTD.

PLUMMER FIRE

** New! ** The Plummer Fire is located 18 miles West of Dixie and fire behavior is backing, flanking and creeping.  There are no resources assigned to this incident.  150 acres consumed and there is a 0% containment status. $1,000 CTD.

Photo

Smoke on the Powerline Fire. Courtesy/Inciweb

POWERLINE FIRE

Previously reported.  Fire is about 20 miles SW of Pocatello. Fire behavior is minimal but structures are still being reported as being threatened. 55,787 acres have been scorched but it is almost fully contained at 98%.  There are 360 personnel assigned with 8 crews, 17 engines and 4 helicopters. 1 structure has been destroyed. CTD is $3 Million.

HIGHLINE FIRE

Previously reported.  The Highline Fire is located on the Payette National Forest and about 4 miles North of Chamberlain Basin.  About 9,150 acres have been burned.  There is a 0% containment status being reported. 40 personnel remain on the fire line along with 1 helo. Fire behavior remains active and structures are under threat.  CTD is $24,000.

 

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ID ACTIVE WILDFIRES | AUGUST 9 2017

SUMMARY | Here are the wildfires for the State of Idaho for Wednesday, August 9, 2017. NOTE:  Fire CAD Activity Report is not included due to time constraints.

POWER LINE FIRE
Photo

Powerline Fire. Courtesy: Inciweb

The Power Line wildfire is burning on BIA land managed by the Fort Hall Agency, about 20 miles SW of Pocatello, Idaho.  The fire has burned about 53,076 acres of brush, short grass. Fire behavior is currently minimal that is creeping and smoldering as some rain fell over the fire ground on Tuesday. There are 468 personnel along with 12 crews, 23 engines and 6 helicopters assigned.  The cost-to-date is now $1.8. Million.

HANOVER FIRE
HanoverFire2017_PhotoBy_JonathanMoor

Hanover Fire. PC: Jonathan Moor/via Inciweb

The Hanover wildfire is burning on the Nez Perce – Clearwater National Forest, about 4 miles NE of Florence.  Timber and brush are currently burning.  There has been 5,915 acres burned with a 0% containment status.  Fire behavior is moderate with uphill runs and long-range spotting.  Some structures are being threatened.  There are 294 personnel deployed with 7 crews, 9 engines and 8 helicopters.  About $2.3 Million in fire suppression and containment costs to date have been reached.

DUNCAN FIRE

The Duncan Fire joins this wildfire family which is burning on BLM lands of the Boise District, about 45 miles SW of Mountain Home, Idaho.  Fire behavior is moderate with running and flanking.  It has scorched about 600 acres of short grass and brush.  Resources include 97 personnel, 1 crew, 10 engines and 2 helos.  Total CTD is $150,000.

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NEW! Mt. Tolman Fire | Near Elmer City Washington | Update 1

Fire incident Summary

A level 1 evacuation alert was issued by The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation’s Mt. Tolman Fire Center today at 1530 hours for a fast-moving fire.

Location

The location of the fire is said to be South to SE of Elmer City, Washington which is a town of approximately 240 residents (2015 census).

Resources

A Washington Department of Natural Resources (DNR) resource was requested at 1517 hours for Air resources to respond to the Colville Indian Reservation.

Evacuations Alerts

The Okanogan County Emergency Management Office released this statement on their Facebook page,

“All persons should be aware of their surroundings and be ready for possible evacuation. Do not wait for door to door notification, take action if needed.”

 Current Conditions

The National Weather Service (NWS) is reporting weather in nearby Omak with current winds at 16 m.p.h. and gusts up to 20 m.p.h., as well as relative humidity (RH) of 23%.  It is mostly sunny with temps of 74* degrees.

Social Media

We are using the following hashtags for this fire:  #MtTolmanFire #MtTolmanFireWA #WaWILDFIRE #OkanoganCoFire #NWFireBlogWA

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Thank you for reading our post today and be sure to check back with us for updates on this fire and others. Wishing you all a Safe Sunday wherever your journeys may take you.

(c) 2016 The #NWFireBlog

Wildfires in the United States | Week of March 25 – 31, 2016

Fire incidents are reported weekly to the National Interagency Coordination Center, based out of Montana and are given in this post.

NATIONALLY SPEAKING

Fire Representatives from across the United States for the week of March 25 through March 31, 2016, there were 670 fires reported.  Approximately, 22 of them were s large fire incidents with 21 of them being contained.  There is still 13 of them showing as not contained.

BREAKING DOWN THE NUMBERS BY AREA

SOUTHERN AREA 

Fire Summary:  459 new fires. 17 large incidents.  12 uncontained fires.

EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK – NPS

Tarpon.  26 miles W of Homestead, FL.  Tall grass.  Moderate fire behavior.  340 Acres. 60% Containment. 3 Personnel. 1 Helicopter. Unknown Cost-to-Date. Last report unless increased fire activity occurs.

KY DEPT. OF FORESTRY

Brushy Creek.  9 miles S of Portsmouth, OH.  Hardwood litter.  Min fire behavior with backing, flanking and smoldering.  Rain has occurred over the are. 150 Acres. 98% Contained. 10 Personnel. $1,000 Cost-to-Date. Last report unless increased fire activity occurs.

Flat Hollow.  2 miles SW of Portsmouth, OH. Hardwood litter.  Min fire behavior with flanking, backing and smoldering.  Rain has occurred over fire area. Started on private land.  500 Acres.  98% Containment. 6 Personnel. $5,000 Cost-to-Date. Last report unless increased fire activity occurs.

NATIONAL FORESTS, NORTH CAROLINA

Sheehan Creek.  7 miles NW from Marion, North Carolina.  Timber and hardwood litter. 150 Acres. 98% Containment.  6 Personnel.  1 Engine.  0 Cost-to-Date info available.  Last report, unless increased fire activity occurs.

OK DEPT.  OF FORESTRY

Anderson Creek.  2 miles N of Camp Houston, OK.   Brush, tall grass and timber. Minimum fire behavior with creeping and smoldering.  Numerous communities still threatened. 367,630 Acres (reduced) due to more accurate fire mapping. 95% Containment.  71 Personnel.  28 Engines.  53 Structures lost.  $1.5M Cost-to-Date.

Ranchland.  9 miles NW of Skiatook, OK.  Timber. Min fire behavior. Structures threatened. 600 Acres.  75% Contained.  41 Personnel.  15 Engines. 1 Helicopter. $5,000 Cost-to-Date. Last report, unless new fire activity occurs.

OSAGE AGENCY – BIA.

Bender.  13 miles N of Pawnee, OK.  Tall grass, hardwood litter and brush.  Min fire behavior.  2293 Acres.  85% Contained.  4 Personnel.  1 Engine.  $8,000 Cost-to-Date.

Crawford.  2 miles E of Hominy, OK.  Hardwood litter.  Min fire behavior.  Structures threatened.  400 Acres.  40% Containment.  37 Personnel.  2 Crews.  10 Engines. $40,000 Cost-to-Date

Darkwing.  6 miles N of Hominy, OK.  745 Acres.  50% Containment.  10 Personnel.  5 Engines.  $5,000 Cost-to-Date.

Dogga Creek.  4 miles NW of Fairfax, OK.  Hardwood litter, min fire behavior.  1283 Acres.  70% Containment.  7 Personnel.  2 Engines.  $10,000 Cost-to-Date.

VIRGINIA DEPT. OF FORESTRY

1 O’Clock.  4 miles E of Blackwater, VA.  Tall grass and hardwood litter.  Active fire behavior and structures threatened.  550 Acres.  25% Containment.  18 Personnel. 1 Crew. 1 Engine.  $2,000 Cost-to-Date.

EASTERN AREA

Fire Summary:  132 new fires.  3 large fire incidents.  1 uncontained.

MARK TWAIN NF – FOREST SERVICE

Pole Hollow.  7 miles N of Reuter, Missouri.  Hardwood litter and tall grass.  Min fire behavior with smoldering.  258 Acres. 68% Containment.  44 Personnel. 3 Engines. 1 Helicopter. Area and Trails closures are in effect.  $75,000 Cost-to-Date.

 NORTHERN CALIFORNIA

Fire Summary:  14 new fires.  0 large incidents.  0 uncontained.

ROCKY MOUNTAIN

Fire Summary:  6 new fires.  1 large incident. 0 uncontained.

SOUTHWEST AREA

Fire Summary:  44 new fires.  1 large incident.  0 not contained.

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U.S. FIRES | Sit Rep | March 26, 2016

Fire incidents are reported weekly to the National Interagency Coordination Center, based out of Montana are given in this post.  We will be posting additional fires not included in this weekly report.

NATIONALLY SPEAKING

Fire Representatives from across the United States for the week of March 18 through March 24, 2016, there were 988 fires reported.  Approximately, 38 of them were deemed as large fire incidents with 21 of them being contained.  There is still 18 of them showing as not contained.

BREAKING DOWN THE NUMBERS BY AREA

PL2:  SOUTHERN AREA 

841 new fires were reported with 34 of them considered as large incidents. 16 fires in this area are not contained.

Anderson Creek.  2 miles N of Camp Houston, OK.  Oklahoma Dept of Forestry. Brush, tall grass and timber. Moderate fire behavior. Communities of Alva OK and Medicine Lodge KS threatened. Evacuations and road closures in effect. 400,000 Acres. 0% Containment. 273 Personnel.  109 Engines.  $250,000 Cost-to-Date.

I40 Fire:  5 miles W of Shamrock, TX. Texas A & M Forest Service. Fire started on private land in tall grass. Minimal fire behavior. Numerous structures threatened. 15,174 Acres.  85% Containment. 14 Personnel.  2 Engines. No Cost-to-Date. Private Land.

Bar-Dew Lake:  5 miles N of Bartlesville, OK. Osage Agency, BIA. Hardwood litter. Moderate fire behavior. Structures threatened. 12,468 Acres.  60% Containment.  16 Personnel.  2 Engines.  $34,000 Cost-to-Date.

Bug Creek:  6 miles of Hominy, OK. Osage Agency, BIA.  Tall grass, hardwood litter and short grass. Minimal fire behavior. 2870 Acres.  65% Containment.  3 Personnel. 1 Engine.  $18,000 Cost-to-Date.

Walker:  7 miles E of Hominy, OK. Osage Agency, BIA. Tall grass, hardwood litter and brush. Minimal fire behavior.  2200 Acres.  65% Containment. 3 Personnel.  1 Engine. $16,000 Cost-to-Date.

Caney Head:  10 miles NW of Lineville, AL. National Forests in Alabama. Hardwood litter and timber. Moderate fire behavior. Area and trail closures in effect. Last report unless significant activity occurs.  867 Acres.  70% Containment. 16 Personnel. 2 Hand crews.  $109,000 Cost-to-Date.

Cellar Mountain:  5 miles E of Raphine, VA. George Washington & Jefferson NF.  Timber. Minimal fire behavior with smoldering. Structures threatened. Road and trail closures in effect.  706 Acres. 79% Containment. 13 Personnel.  $250,000 Cost-to-Date.

Ranchland:  9 miles NW of Skiatook, OK.  Oklahoma DOF.  Timber. Active fire behavior. Structures threatened.  600 Acres.  75% Containment.  41 Personnel.  15 Engines.  1 Helicopter. $4,000 Cost-to-Date.

Rabbit:  8 miles NW of Okemah, OK.  Okmulgee Field Office, BIA. Tall grass and hardwood litter. Minimal fire behavior.  600 Acres.  85% Containment. 34 Personnel.  10 Engines. $12,000 Cost-to-Date.

Flat Hollow:  2 miles SE of Portsmouth, OH.  Kentucky DOF. Started on private land burning hardwood litter. Extreme fire behavior with wind-driven runs, uphill runs and short-range spotting. Structures threatened.  500 Acres.  84% Containment.  20 Personnel.  1 Hand crew. $4,000 Cost-to-Date. Private land.

North Peak: 4 miles N of Marion, NC. North Peak, North Carolina Forest Service.  Timber. Moderate fire behavior with running. Structures threatened. Last report unless significant activity occurs.  450 Acres.  40% Containment. 84 Personnel.  2 Hand crews. 5 Engines. 1 Helicopter. $100,000 Cost-to-Date.

Rockhouse:  4 miles N of Hayesville, NC. National Forests in North Carolina. Hardwood litter and chaparral. Minimal fire behavior. 240 Acres. 90% Containment. 1 Engine.  $80,000 Cost-to-Date.

Camel’s Knob:   5 miles NW of Union Mills, NC. North Carolina Forest Service. Hardwood litter. Active fire behavior with uphill runs and spotting.  165 Acres.  85% Containment.  34 Personnel.  4 Engines. $13,000 Cost-to-Date.

Radio Ridge #2:  1 miles S of Portmouth, OH.  Kentucky DOF. Started on private land burning hardwood litter. Active fire behavior with wind-driven runs, uphill runs and short-range spotting.  150  Acres. 90% Containment. 19 Personnel.  1 Hand crew. $3,000 Cost-to-Date. Private Land.

Brushy Creek:  9 miles S of Portsmouth, OH.  Kentucky DOF. Started on private land burning into hardwood litter. Active fire behavior with wind-driven runs, uphill runs and creeping.  150 Acres. 90% Containment.  10 Personnel.  $1,000 Cost-to-Date.

Sheehan Creek:  7 miles NW of Marion, NC.  National Forests in North Carolina.  Timber and hardwood litter. Minimal fire behavior with smoldering.  150 Acres. 98% Containment. 6 Personnel.  1 Engine.  $52,000 Cost-to-Date.

Webb Mountain:  2 miles N of Boones Mill, VA.  Webb Mountain, Private. Started on private land burning into hardwood litter. Active fire behavior with uphill runs, wind-driven runs and flanking. Structures threatened.  100 Acres.  60% Containment.  41 Personnel.  1 Hand crew. 4 Engines. 1 Helicopter. 1 Structure lost. $4,000 Cost-to-Date. Private Land.

Mini Post Lane: 13 miles SW of Channing, TX.  Texas A & M Forest Service. Started on private land burning into tall grass and brush. No new information. Last report unless new information is received.  860 Acres.  98% Containment. 14 Personnel.  2 Engines.  No Cost-to-Date. Private Land.

Summary:  2 large noteworthy fires that are now 100% contained were the Crutch Complex in Texas burned 44,686 acres destroying 4 structures.  This was on Private Land.  The Millis Swamp Fire in North Carolina was an extremely expensive fire topping out at a Cost-to-Date of $200,000 for the Forest Service.

PL 2:  SOUTHWEST AREA

There were 42 fires reported in this area with one considered as a large incident and is considered as not contained.  There are current two fires burning.

Baker Canyon:  28 miles NE of Douglas, AZ.  Gila District Office, BLM. Tall grass and brush. Moderate fire behavior. Structures threatened. Last report unless significant activity occurs. 6800 Acres.  15% Containment. 82 Personnel.  2 Crews.  4 Engines. 1 Helicopter.  $213,000 Cost-to-Date.

Boss Ranch:  19 miles NE of Douglas, AZ. Coronado NF. Tall grass and brush. No new information. Last report unless new information is received. 1253 Acres.  98% Containment.  12 Personnel.  2 Engines. 1 Helicopter.  No Cost-to-Date known.

PL1:  NORTHERN CALIFORNIA [Area including Hawaii]

Fire Representatives reported 4 new fires in this area.  1 was considered as a large incident. 1 fire is currently burning.

Puuwaawaa Makai:  3 miles NE of Puuanahulu, Hawaii.  Hawaii County. Tall grass. Moderate fire behavior. Road closures in effect. 1500 Acres.  75% Containment.  41 Personnel.  10 Engines.  $16,000 Cost-to-Date.  County.

 

PL1:  ROCKY MOUNTAIN AREA

Eleven [11] new Fires were reported in this area with 2 of them being considered as large incidents.  There are 0 fires burning.

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CURRENT ACTIVE FIRES ON THE WEST COAST, UNITED STATES – Monday, June 8, 2015

According to the National Interagency Coordination Center based out of Montana as of Monday, June 8, 2015, the following fires are currently burning nationally:

ALASKA

5 “new” fires were reported. 0 new large fires have been reported.

1 fire is currently burning in the area named Bogus Creek Fire. It is located in the Southwest area within the Department of Forestry. The fire started on FWS lands and is approximately 37 miles SW of Aniak.  Moderate fire behavior of burning grasses. Structures are currently threatened.  25, 260 acres scorched. 68 personnel on the ground including 3 crews and 1 helicopter. Cost-to-date is approximately $460,000.

Crane used at Snag Canyon Wildfire in Ellensburg, Washington [Credit: LR Swenson]

Crane used at Snag Canyon Wildfire in Ellensburg, Washington [Credit: LR Swenson]

ARIZONA

The States’ Fire Managers reported 2 “new” fires, with 1 of them being as an “uncontained” active burning wildfire.

Spring Fire is being fought by the Papago Agency on Bureau of Indian Affairs lands, located 20 miles SE of Sells, AZ.  There is minimal fire behavior of burning brush.  Structures were listed as being threatened.  The fire has consumed 1850 acres.

Fire is reportedly at a 90% containment status.  24 personnel are on scene with 1 crew and 1 engine.  Cost-to-date damage is listed at an estimated amount of $450,000.

IDAHO

1 “new” fire has been reported and is currently burning, as an “uncontained’ event.

Celebration Fire is located in the Bureau of Land Management’s Boise District, four miles NE of Murphy.  There is a moderate fire spread with driven winds, burning fire fuels of brush and grass.

About 7,400 acres have burned and are currently at a 90% containment status. 62 personnel with 1 crew, 6 engines, and 2 helicopters are still on scene. Cost-to-date is estimated at $125,000.

[c] 2015 The NW Fire Blog