Wildfire Incident Information
Fire Status
Last Updated
2 days ago
Fire Start
Tuesday, April 23, 2024 1:00 AM MDT
Incident #
Dispatch Notes
Primary Fire Agency

National Wildfire Coordinating Group

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Fire Weather Forecast

Incident Overview

Inciweb information was updated: 1 month ago

The Windy Shingle Timber Sale Project will begin burning operations as early as Tuesday, April 23, 2024. Hand ignitions between two units, consisting of approximately 35 acres will be implemented. The project is a part of the Wildfire Crisis Strategy Landscape and aims to reduce slash hazards associated with logging operations. 

Basic Incident Details

Last Updated
Mon, Apr 22, 2024 5:42 PM UTC
Incident Type
Prescribed Fire
Fire Discovered
Tue, Apr 23, 2024 7:00 AM UTC
Five miles southwest of Riggins, ID, along National Forest Road #517
Incident Commander
Salmon River Ranger District Fire and Fuels staff
45.390986111111, -116.41873055556

Planned Outlook

Projected Incident Activity
Burning can take place as early as Tuesday, April 23, 2024. Patrolling and monitoring of the two units will be completed during the remainder of the week and possibly into the weekend.
Short duration smoke impacts are to be expected near local areas. Signs will be posted to make public aware of smoke adjacent to burns and fire personnel will coordinate with the Idaho/Montana Airshed Group to ensure favorable weather and air quality conditions.