Terrain Satellite
Bear Creek
FIRE
11,900
acres
8.8 mi
E of Lemhi, ID
85%
contained
UNKNOWN
Last Updated:
3 weeks ago
Incident #:
2020-NWCG-6951
Fire Start:
Tuesday, August 11, 2020 4:30 AM MDT

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential


Fire Weather Forecast


Incident Overview Updated: 2 months ago

Incident Photo for the Bear Creek Fire

ORDER NO. 2020-D1-018 RESCINDING ORDER BEAVERHEAD-DEERLODGE NATIONAL FOREST

Dillon Ranger District Pursuant to Title 36 Code of Federal Regulation 261.50 (a) & (b), the prohibition listed in Order number 2020-D1-018, applicable to the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest dated September 3, 2020 and signed by Cheri Ford Forest Supervisor is hereby rescinded effective Nov 2, 2020 @ 1500. Done at Dillon, Montana this 2nd day of November 2020.

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Lightning/natural
Date of Origin:
Tuesday August 11th, 2020 approx. 10:30 AM
Location:
29 air miles East of Salmon Idaho, South of Lemhi Pass
Incident Commander:
Dave Paden, Justin Bogert (T) USFS
Coordinates:
44.858, -113.437

Current Situation

Total Personnel:
46
Size (Acres):
11,900
Containment:
85%
Fuels Involved:
Timber and brush
Significant Events:
Low fire behavior with backing, flanking and single tree torching.

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions:
Remaining resources will mop up hot spots, patrol the line, and complete suppression repair and rehabilitation.
Projected Incident Activity:
Remaining resources will mop up hot spots, patrol the line, and complete suppression repair. Equipment and supplies no longer needed on the fire will be back-hauled.
Remarks:
A new closure was effective today. The Lemhi Pass Road and the CDT is open. This will be the final update unless significant changes occur.

Weather Synopsis

Weather Concerns:
Skies will begin to clear with the high a of approximately 77. SW winds will be 11-16 mph with gusts up to 23 mph.