Wildfire Incident Information
Terrain
Satellite
OSM
This fire is no longer active
70% contained
Fire Status
OUT
Last Updated
7 months ago
Fire Start
Friday, June 30, 2023 5:42 AM PDT
Incident #
2023-IDIPF-000234
Fuels
Slash & timberlitter
Dispatch Notes
D8 Controlled | Contain: 08/30/2023 14:45 | Control: 09/12/2023 17:19
Primary Fire Agency

US Forest Service — Idaho Panhandle National Forest

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Fire Weather Forecast

Incident Overview

Inciweb information was updated: 10 months ago

The Consalus Fire was reported on 6/30 and was started by lightning. It is located above Consalus Creek, near the Pelke Divide, in Pend Oreille County, WA and burning in heavy dead and down timber. A Type 3 team assumed command of the fire at 6:00 AM on 7/9. Management of the fire was handed back to the local area as a Type 4 incident on 8/1.

Basic Incident Details

Last Updated
Fri, Aug 4, 2023 10:35 AM UTC
Incident Type
Wildfire
Cause
Lightning/Natural
Fire Discovered
Fri, Jun 30, 2023 1:42 PM UTC
Location
Approximately 10 miles West of Coolin, ID, in Pend Oreille County, WA
Incident Commander
Jake Hurst / Rob Cole (IC trainee)
Coordinates
48.458611111111, -117.0825

Current Situation

Total Personnel
64
Size
475 Acres
Containment
70%
Estimated Containment
Wednesday, August 30, 2023 3:00 AM PDT
Fuels Involved

Timber 

 

Significant Events

Moderate, isolated torching, creeping, backing

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions
Hazard trees, working with equipment safely constructing indirect fireline