Wildfire Incident Report

Prepared: Saturday, December 9, 2023 11:42:14 AM MST

Wildfire Incident Report

Fire, Weather & Avalanche Center
La Grande, OR, USA
Incident #
FWAC Incident ID
Incident Name
East Fire
Last Updated
Friday, November 3, 2023 6:52 AM MDT
(1 month ago)
Fire Reported
Wednesday, August 16, 2023 5:21 PM MDT
(4 months ago)
Incident Type
21.7 miles SSW of Cascade, ID
Responsible Agency
US Forest Service
Responsible Fire Unit
Boise National Forest
Unitid: bof, do: usfs, adminu: d04 - USFS bof, juris: usfs, cnty: valley, sghab: , elev: 6400' - 6600', acec: , wldns: , rfd:
Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential
Fire Weather Forecast
Incident Overview

The fire is burning in heavy timber to the East of Forest Road 409 and South of Forest Road 405.  Aircraft and many resources are currently responding. 

Last Updated
Wed, Aug 16, 2023 8:57 PM UTC
Incident Type
under investigation
Fire Discovered
Wed, Aug 16, 2023 4:21 PM UTC
2 Miles ENE of East Mountain
Incident Commander
Boise National Forest-Cascade Ranger District
44.47, -115.85
50 Acres
Fuels Involved

Heavy timber

Significant Events

 A closure area near the fire will take effect in the coming days for public safety. 

Planned Actions
Look at containment options and keep utilizing air resources that are available. 
Projected Incident Activity

12 hours: The eastern side of the fire can expect backing, creeping and flanking toward Quartz Creek.

24 hours: If spread can continue, the highest potential for spread will be south on the west side of Quartz Creek.

48 hours: Little to no movement due to another predicted precipitation event.

72 hours: Low to moderate fire spread as fuels dry out.

72 hours: Low to moderate fire spread as fuels dry out.

12 hours: Minimal spread is expected if any due to the fire receiving precipitation.

24 hours: Spread is not anticipated to the east and downslope towards the Weminuche Valley.

48 hours: Little or no spread due to another day of predicted precipitation.

72 hours: Low to moderate fire spread as fuels dry out.

Dispatch Contact
Boise Interagency Dispatch Center | Boise, ID
Phone: 208-384-3400
Website: https://www.idahofireinfo.blm.gov/southwest/
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