Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests Fire Update – July 12, 2021

Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests

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KAMIAH, Idaho: July 12, 2021, 12:30 p.m. PDT—In response to the evolving fire situation in the Forest, Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests has established a new fire information phone line; 208-494-1661. This line will be staffed from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. each day for general forest closure questions and general fire information questions.

Johnson Creek Fire (Elk River) Update

U.S Forest Service

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The Johnson Creek Fire is burning on the Palouse Ranger District 4.5 miles north of Elk River, Idaho in the Upper Basin. On Sunday, the fire was estimated at 60 acres and is burning in heavy dead and down timber, limiting the safe access for resources. Heavy equipment is being utilized to clear and improved roads into the area to support suppression activities.

Lewiston Food Truck Night is Not Done Yet

July 13th

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Lewiston’s Food Truck Night isn’t done yet- in fact it’s only getting better! Tuesday, July 13th it is back once again! Local food vendors coming to the Nez Perce County Fairgrounds to serve their best from 5pm-9pm. With live music and free entry it is the perfect summer evening! Sponsored by, Deeney’s Ice cream, LCCU, Coleman Oil, Pepsi, and Hot Country 94.1.

Get Your Little Yellow Duck

Boys and Girls Club of the Nez Perce Tribe

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Get in on the Duck Derby and adopt a duck to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of the Nez Perce Tribe.   Club members will be set up at Nez Perce Express this Friday from 10am to 11:30 am  to get their little rubber ducks adopted for the duck derby. All proceeds will go to the Club!

The Nez Perce Express’ Duck Derby race will be broadcast LIVE via the Daily Fly Facebook Page on August 11th at about 6:10PM.  Prizes will be given for first, second, and third place.

Thank you to sponsors Nez Perce Express, Masters Body Works, Casey Barney and Shelly Montoya at Assist to Sell, Valley Foods, Nimiipuu Fund, Clearwater River Casnio & Lodge, Dominos, Red Wolf Golf Club, and

Cougar Rock Complex Update 7/11/2021

Northern Rockies Incident Management Team

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The fires within the Cougar Rock Complex are in remote locations with difficult access, steep terrain and fuels that range from slash to old growth. Fortunately, none of these fires threaten any structures. Firefighter and public safety remain our number one priority. Due to better mapping of the fire perimeter and ground intelligence, the size of the fire has been reduced to 1,627 acres.

Andrus Fire FINAL Update 7-11-21

Washington State Patrol

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Cheney, WA – Yesterday, firefighters finished mopping up and repairing damage from suppression activities and at 8:00 am this morning the incident will be turned back to Spokane County Fire District 3 and Washington State Department of Natural Resources.  The fire is now 100% contained.

July 11 Fire Information Update - Snake River Complex

Idaho Department of Lands

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The Snake River Complex is comprised of the Hoover Ridge fire, and the Captain John and Shovel Creek fires which have now joined together. Yesterday, fire activity was high and firefighters, heavy equipment, and aviation operations worked to establish control lines around the north end of the Shovel fire and Hoover Ridge fire to prevent fire spread toward the community of Waha and Forest.

Firefighters actively engaged in multiple fires across the Nez Perce-Clearwater Forests

Idaho Department of Lands

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Firefighting resources continue to engage in suppression operations on multiple fires on the Nez Perce-Clearwater Forests. These fires were ignited by the thunderstorms that swept through the region recently. More than 70 fires were ignited during these thunderstorms as the area is experiencing historic drought.


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