Hillman Fire – Burning on private land, but within the Payette NF fire protection, this fire was reported by Pollock Lookout at approximately 6 p.m. last night. The fire is located within the Boulder Creek Drainage West of the Little Salmon River (T21N R1E Sec 3), approximately 15 miles north of New Meadows, and 4 miles south of Pinehurst, Idaho. The fire is around 30 acres, burning in grass and timber. Approximatelty 40 people, 4 engines, and 2 helicopters are working the fire with more resources in route. There are multiple structures threatened but there are no evacuation orders at this time. The fire could cause smoke in the New Meadows Valley, along Hwy 95, and the Riggins area.
We would like to remind you to be extremely careful with fire while enjoying your National Forests. Conditions remain hot and dry.
For a detailed map of areas with fire restrictions visit: http://www.idahofireinfo.blm.gov/southwest/firerestrictions.htm