Smith Knob
FIRE
874
acres
37.5 mi
N of Cascade, ID
2 months
time burning
ACTIVE
Last Updated: 17 mins, 2 secs ago
Incident #: NWCG-6550
Fire Start: Saturday, August 10, 2019 7:30 AM MDT

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential


Fire Weather Forecast


Incident Overview Updated: 1 month ago

This will be the last update for the Smith Knob Fire unless fire activity necessitates further updates (September 13, 2019).

The Smith Knob Fire is located approximately 7 miles northeast of Warren and 3 miles north of the Hettinger/South Fork Ranch.

The fire closure order for the Smith Knob Fire has been terminated - there are no closures related to this fire. Visitors to the area should use caution regarding the potential for falling snags along roads and trails throughout the fire area.

While no significant fire activity has occurred in the past several days, the fire will continue to be actively monitored.

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Lightning Holdover
Date of Origin:
Saturday August 10th, 2019 approx. 01:30 PM
Location:
Approximately 7 miles northeast of Warren and 3 miles north the Hettinger/South Fork Ranch on the McCall Ranger District.
Incident Commander:
Neilson
Incident Description:
Wildfire
Coordinates:
45.295, -115.536

Current Situation

Total Personnel:
6
Size (Acres):
874
Estimated Containment Date:
Tuesday October 01st, 2019 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved:
Timber - litter and understory
Significant Events:
The fire closure order for the Smith Knob Fire has been terminated - there are no closures related to this fire. Visitors to the area should use caution regarding the potential for falling snags along roads and trails throughout the fire area.

While no significant fire activity has occurred in the past several days, the fire will continue to be actively monitored.

Contact

Incident Contact
Fire Information
Phone: 208-634-0820
Fire Unit Information
Payette National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
500 N Mission St
McCall, ID 83638