Wildfire Incident Information
This fire is no longer active
0% contained
Fire Status
Last Updated
7 months ago
Fire Start
Wednesday, August 16, 2023 5:21 PM MDT
Incident #
Dispatch Notes
Unitid: bof, do: usfs, adminu: d04 - USFS bof, juris: usfs, cnty: valley, sghab: , elev: 6400' - 6600', acec: , wldns: , rfd:
Primary Fire Agency

US Forest Service — Boise National Forest

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Fire Weather Forecast

Incident Overview

Inciweb information was updated: 10 months ago

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. 

Basic Incident Details

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

Current Situation

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 Outlook

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 Center Contact

Boise Interagency Dispatch Center (IDBDC)

Boise, ID