Wapiti Fire


Incident #: BOF-960
Fire Start: 7 months ago
Location: 15.1 miles ENE of Garden Valley, ID
Acres: 4,571
Agency: Boise Interagency Dispatch Center (IDBDC)
Dispatch Notes: Local type 4 ic - monitor status

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Incident Overview

Updated: 26 mins, 51 secs ago — 9-18-2018 a.m. Wapiti Fire UpdateFire Information - Contact Lowman Ranger District208-259-3361 Fire transitioned to local resources management; area closures remain in place The Boise National Forest Stage 1 Fire Restrictions will be terminated effective Friday morning Sept. 21, 2018, at 0001 hours 12:01 a.m. Air patrols and firefighters will continue to monitor the 4,571 acre Wapiti Fire, located near Grandjean.The Wapiti Fire is 80 percent contained and 15 percent in monitor status. The official handoff from the team to the local unit took place Monday September 3, at 6:30 a.m. A few firefighters will continue to patrol containment lines to ensure they remain cold and black. A single torching of trees or smokes may be observed until significant moisture arrives in the area.Forest Service resource advisers have approved all restoration work. Temperatures will generally remain the same and there is a chance of showers this weekend. Small amounts of smoke may be visible near...


Incident Contact
Lowman Ranger District
Phone: 208-259-3361
Hours: M-F 9-5
Fire Unit Information
Boise National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
Boise, Idaho, ID 83709

Basic Information

Date of Origin
Saturday August 25th, 2018 approx. 02:15 PM
13 miles SW of Stanley, Idaho
Incident Commander
Thomascak - Type 4 IC
Incident Description
Minimal Fire Behavior Is Expected. Occasional Burning Of A Single Tree Or Smoke May Be Observed Until Significant Moisture Arrives In The Area. The Fire Is 80 Percent Contained And 15 Percent Monitor Status.

Current Situation

Total Personnel
4,571 Acres
% Contained
Estimated Containment Date
Monday October 01st, 2018 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved
Timber and brush
Significant Events
9-4-2018 - transitioned fire back to local Forest Service resources.


Planned Actions
Monitor status until change of weather.
Projected Incident Activity
9-4-2018 Wapiti Fire Closure - Version #2 in effect.
Local home owners have been allowed re-entry to their residences.