The Whitetail Loop Fire was reported on August 30 at approximately 1:45 pm and is burning in ponderosa pine, tall grass, and brush. A Type 3 Incident Management Team assumed command of the fire August 31.
Date of Origin:
Sunday August 30th, 2020 approx. 01:45 PM
2 miles North of Orofino, ID
Dan Brown, Idaho Department of Lands
Estimated Containment Date:
Saturday September 05th, 2020 approx. 12:00 AM
Tall Grass, Timber, Brush
Minimal, smoldering, creeping.
Mop-up of completed handlines, begin back-haul of equipment, and continue rehab efforts.
Projected Incident Activity:
Continued creeping and smoldering within containment lines.
The forecast predicts higher temperatures and lower humidity, higher winds.
Hours: M-Su 7-9
Fire Unit Information
Idaho Department of Lands
300 N. 6th Street
Boise, ID 83702