Wildfire Incident Information
Terrain
Satellite
OSM
This fire is no longer active
0% contained
Fire Status
OUT
Last Updated
8 months ago
Fire Start
Sunday, July 30, 2023 8:07 AM PDT
Incident #
2023-WACOF-001772
Fuels
TIMBER/LITTER
Primary Fire Agency

US Forest Service — Colville National Forest

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Fire Weather Forecast

Incident Overview

Inciweb information was updated: 12 months ago

The Salmo Basin Fire was first reported on 7/30 at 4:00 PM. 

Smoke may be visible from Priest Lake.

Basic Incident Details

Last Updated
Thu, Aug 3, 2023 8:39 PM UTC
Incident Type
Wildfire
Cause
Lightning/Natural
Fire Discovered
Sun, Jul 30, 2023 4:00 PM UTC
Location
Deep in the Salmo-Priest Wilderness, approximately 1.5 acres NE from the Salmo Mt. Lookout
Incident Commander
Colville National Forest
Incident Description
The first priority is firefighter and public safety. Secondly, resources are monitoring the fire and assessing point protection needs for the Salmo Mt. Lookout and communications tower.

Air resources are on-scene. For the safety of our aerial resources and firefighters on the ground, please do not fly unmanned aircraft (drones) in the fire vicinity. If you fly, we can't.  
Coordinates
48.9745, -117.09083333333

Current Situation

Total Personnel
15
Size
50 Acres
Containment
0%