Indian Butte Fire


Incident #: ID5CN-269
Fire Start: 6 months ago
Location: 12.3 miles NW of Dubois, ID
Acres: 11,981
Agency: Eastern Idaho Interagency Fire Center (IDEIC)
Dispatch Notes: Contain: 09/20/18 1800 control: 09/23/18 2000

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Incident Overview

Updated: 1 hour, 52 mins ago — Indian Butte Fire started September 12, 2018 at approximately 6:32 p.m. 8 miles northwest of Dubois in Clark County. It started on private land and has now burned onto BLM land and the Caribou-Targhee National Forest. For current information go to and Idaho Fire Info


Incident Contact
Kathleen Gorby
Phone: (208)497-7270
Hours: 7a-10p
Fire Unit Information
Idaho Falls District
Bureau of Land Management
Idaho Falls, ID 83401

Basic Information

Under Investigation
Date of Origin
Wednesday September 12th, 2018 approx. 12:00 AM
8 miles northwest of Dubois, ID
Incident Commander
Zimmerman's Type 3 Team
44.309 latitude, -112.398 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel
13,072 Acres
% Contained
Estimated Containment Date
Wednesday September 19th, 2018 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved
grass, brush, timber
Significant Events
Minimal fire activity. Fire is smoldering.


Planned Actions
Continue to create depth on the containment line around the perimeter.
Projected Incident Activity
Moderate potential for fire spread to the north into timber fuels. Crews continue to establish greater containment line depth on the perimeter.