Pine Creek Fire – Information Center: (208) 392-9893
Location-7 miles southwest of Idaho City, ID
Current situation-Firefighters are focusing efforts on patrolling containment lines, mopping up hot spots and rehabilitating fire lines. This includes relocating slash piles created during fuel reduction work to the east side of Grimes Creek Road at the Clear Creek intersection.
Closures-Grimes Creek Road is open, although intermittent closures will occur in the area throughout the day. An area closure remains in effect around the fire. While public land west of Grimes Creek Road and north of Pine Creek is open, camping is not currently permitted. For more information, visit http://inciweb.org/incident/3514/.
Ridge Fire – Information Center: (877) 608-5655
Location-14 miles northeast of Lowman, ID
Current situation-Fire continues to burn actively. Flames moved through thick vegetation to the north, east and west yesterday. Smoke continues to impact Stanley, ID. Containment work is focused on the western flank. A small section of the southwest edge of the fire has been secured. Public meeting was held yesterday in Lowman.
Closures-Warm Spring Airstrip, NFS Road 545 (O’Keefe Loop), NFS Road 515 (Red Mountain Rd.), NFS Trail #018 (Long Creek), NFS Trail #144 (Kirkham Ridge), NFS Trail 148 (Link Trail), NFS #147 (Warm Springs), NFS # 145 (Red Mountain).
For more information, visit http://inciweb.org/incident/3523/.
Summit Fire – Information Center: (208) 462-5320
Location-14 miles northeast of Idaho City and 8 miles southwest of Lowman, ID
Current situation-Fire crews have made good progress building a fire line around the southeast and west portions of the fire. The northern flank has some isolated interior torching with some short range spotting.
Closures-An area closure is in effect.
For more information, visit http://inciweb.org/incident/3525/.