Salmon River Ranger District –
The Sheep Fire, located seven miles north of Riggins, is presently 32,577 acres with 24% containment. A large area closure remains in place for the fire. Turman’s Northern Rockies Type 1 IMT is managing the fire.
For additional information on changing conditions please call one of the Sheep Fire Information Lines at 1-877-608-4027 or 1-877-599-7716.
For current information on the Sheep Fire please see the fact sheet at: http://www.inciweb.org/incident/3240/
Red River Ranger District –
The McGuire Fire Complex is presently 33,161 acres, with 2% containment. Fire behavior is active, and the NE and E portions of the fire are seeing the most activity. All Evacuation and Alerts remain in place: Stage 3 Evacuation orders for Mallard Creek Ranch, Cook Ranch, Dixie/Comstock and Orogrande residents, Stage 2 Evacuation order for the Red River area, Stage 1 Protection Alert for the Elk City and Concord areas. The California Interagency IMT 5 is managing the fire.
Road closures are posted for the area. For current information please see the fact sheet at http://www.inciweb.org/incident/3219/
The Porcupine Fire Complex is very active, and estimated to be 26,000+ acres. The MaGruder Road (FR468) is closed from the Granite Springs Campground to Observation Point. Information regarding conditions and road closures can be obtained for the Nez Perce (west) side by calling the Red River Ranger Station - (208) 842-2245 and for the Bitterroot (east) side by calling the West Fork Ranger District - (406) 821-3269.
Powell Ranger District –
The Powell SBW Fire Complex is reporting 48,225 acres and 0% contained. The Rodney Weeks’ Type 3 (local) Team is managing the fire. Closures in the area remain in effect for public safety.
For current information on this complex of fires please see the fact sheet at http://www.inciweb.org/incident/3226/
The Weasel Fire Complex, northwest (and north of Highway 12) of the Powell Ranger Station, is reporting 875 acres.
North Fork Ranger District -
· Skull Creek Fire – estimated between 650 - 700 acres. FR252 and FR710 are closed, the Lost Ridge Trail 283 is closed from the junction of Skull Creek Road 252 to the junction of Trail 233, Trail 285 is closed.
· Isabella Complex Fire (Jug, Wash and Crimper Fires) – estimated total 324 acres – Isabella Creek Trail 95 is closed from the junction of Road 705 to the junction of Trail 399.
· Elizabeth Fire is estimated at 55-60 acres.
· Bar Creek Fire -- in point protection status, no change
Lochsa Ranger District – no new fires were reported; the following information is for fires in the Lochsa RD jurisdiction:
· Andy Fire -- 5 acres (Coolwater Ridge area)
· Cliff Fire -- 367 acres (SB Wilderness area)
Moose Creek Ranger District – no new fires were reported;
All fires in the Moose Creek Ranger District jurisdiction are reporting 38,500 acres cumulatively.
For additional info on the Ditch, Vista and Pettibone fires, see http://inciweb.org/.
A summary of Stage 1 Fire Restrictions and current closures for the Clear/Nez Fire Zone can be found under Public Notices at: http://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/nezperce/alerts-notices.
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