Wildfire Incident Information
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Fire Status
Last Updated
5 hours, 54 mins ago
Fire Start
Thursday, July 14, 2022 11:00 AM MDT
Incident #
Primary Fire Agency

National Wildfire Coordinating Group

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Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Fire Weather Forecast

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Incident Overview

Inciweb information was updated: 6 days ago

Incident Photo for the Woodtick Fire

Fire behavior picked up most of the day yesterday with strong gusty winds being the driving factor. Winds were sustained just under 10 from the Southwest having gusted up to 30 mph.

A recon flight was ordered over the fire yesterday reporting increased activity in the Martindale Lakes area. Yesterday, Division X continued to secure line down to Camas Ranch. Division C reported embers crossing Camas Creek from Camas Ranch to Red Spar mine. A type 1 helicopter was used in order to help firefighters cool things down. No spot fires were reported.

Basic Incident Details

Incident Type
Date of Origin
Thursday, July 14, 2022 5:00 PM MDT
Approximately 27 miles west of Challis, Idaho
Incident Commander
Incident Description
44.854, -114.632

Current Situation

Total Personnel
Size (Acres)
Estimated Containment
Saturday, October 1, 2022 12:00 AM MDT
Fuels Involved
timber, grass, and brush
Significant Events
Fire behavior picked up most of the day with winds gusting up to 30 mph and humidity as low 19%.

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions
Continued planning for a point protection/confine and contain strategy. Continued mop up in an effort to secure the fires edge.
Projected Incident Activity
Creeping, smoldering as well as isolated and group torching can be expected.
Fire behavior picked up a little yesterday with the strong gusty winds. Embers were reported to cross Camas Creek yet no spot fires occurred. Active creeping and some torching was reported. The fire was most active in the Martindale Lakes area.

Weather Synopsis

Weather Concerns
A mostly dry west-southwest flow aloft is anticipated today with isolated thunderstorm activity most likely across the southern
portion of the Dispatch Area. Locally breezy winds are also possible in the Salmon Breaks region this afternoon. A low pressure trough positioned along the Canadian border will dig south and east late tonight promoting early morning showers and isolated thunderstorm activity. Scattered thunderstorm activity is possible in the afternoon hours which may necessitate the issuance of a Red Flag highlight after coordination with dispatch and IMETs.

Fire Incident Contact

Incident Contact
Woodtick Fire Information
Email: 2022.woodtick@firenet.gov
Phone: 801-413-3164
Hours: Daily 8 am - 8 pm
Fire Unit Information
Salmon-Challis National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1206 S. Challis Street
Salmon, ID 83467