CURRENT SIZE: 30 acres
CONTAINMENT: 0 %
LOCATION: Approx. 18 miles Northwest of Stanley, Idaho
LEGAL DESCRIPTION: T13N R11E Sec. 34
(Lat: 44º 25’ 15.6” N Long: 115º 16’ 12.0” W)
AGENCY: USDA Forest Service, Intermountain Region, Salmon-Challis National Forest
RESOURCES ON FIRE: There are 63 total personal on this incident, including: Two Type 2 Hand Crews Two Type 1 Helicopters One Type 2 Helicopter Two SEATS (Single Engine Air Tanker) One Type 1 Hotshot Crew Type 3 IC – F. Behm
REMARKS: The fire is located along the Halstead Creek drainage, northwest of Beaver Creek Road (FS Road # 008) and burning in subalpine fire, spruce and lodge pole pine. Crews are working to provide for firefighter safety while keeping the fire east of the Marsh Creek drainage and west of Beaver Creek Road until containment can be met. At this time there have been no evacuations.
CLOSURES: Halstead Trail #021 from its beginning at the Beaver Creek Trailhead to its’ terminus with the Fall Creek Trail #020. Roughneck Trail #022 from its junction with the Langer Lake-Roughneck Trail #014 to its terminus at the Halstead Trail #021. Marsh Creek Trail #010 from its beginning at the March Creek Trailhead to its terminus at the Middle Fork Trail #001. Middle Fork Trail #001 from its beginning at the Marsh Creek Trail #010 to its junction with the Fall Creek Trail #020. NOTE: The Fall Creek Trail #020 is currently open to through hikers from the Seafoam area to the Middle Fork Trail #010.
The above described area is within the proclaimed and administrative boundaries of the Middle Fork Ranger District, Salmon-Challis National Forest, Custer County, Idaho.
PREVENTION MESSAGE: Fire danger on the Salmon-Challis National Forest is high. Although the Forest currently does not have any fire restrictions in affect, we are asking visitors to use precaution at all times. Please make sure your campfires are completely dead out at the end of each use.
For more information on area closures and on fires burning on the Salmon-Challis National Forest, visit http://www.inciweb.org/unit/46/.