Lodgepole Fire


Incident #: BOF-518
Fire Start: 8 months ago
Location: 15.7 miles NNE of Crouch, ID
Acres: 1,617
Agency: Boise Interagency Dispatch Center (IDBDC)
Dispatch Notes: Contained 08/19 at 1100 - monitor status

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Incident Overview

Updated: 7 hours, 25 mins ago — Lodgepole Fire near Crouch, ID 8-3-2018- The Lodgepole Fire is approximately 1,616 acres and 95 percent contained. It is located about 16 miles northeast of Garden Valley ID, along the National Forest System (NFS) road 671.There is an area closure in effect for public safety, however campgrounds along east side of NFS road 671 including Silver Creek Plunge are open. The 671 and 698 roads are open for motorized travel and the trails along the west boundary of the closure are open. Firefighting crews have successfully moped-up remaining hot spots and secured containment lines around the Fire and resources are scaled back. On July 26, a local Type 4 Incident Management Team took over fire suppression efforts and are currently overseeing 40 firefighters including one helicopter and one engine.“Firefighters are feeling good about the progress made and that the fire will remain in the box we have around it, but predicted temperature increases and winds associated with passing storm...


Incident Contact
Mike Williamson
Email: mcwilliamson@fs.fed.us
Phone: 208-373-4105
Hours: M-F 8am - 5pm
Fire Unit Information
Boise National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1249 S. Vinnell Way, Suite 200
Boise, Idaho, ID 83709

Basic Information

Date of Origin
Tuesday April 24th, 2018 approx. 12:00 AM
16 miles NE of Garden Valley, ID
Incident Commander
Boise National Forest
Incident Description
7-14-2018 Lodgepole Prescribed Fire Declared A Wildfire.

Current Situation

Total Personnel
1,616 Acres
% Contained
Estimated Containment Date
Monday August 20th, 2018 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved
Burning in timber, brush and tall grass
Significant Events
Fire has not spread in several days. Minimal smoldering observed.


Planned Actions
Keep fire south of 678 road, east of Middle Fork Payette River and north and west of Silver Creek.
Projected Incident Activity
All divisions in patrol and mop-up status.
7-16-2018 Area Closure in effect.