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Thursday, August 27, 2015

Clearwater-Municipal Complex Update - Thursday, August 27, 2015 9:00 AM

Crews on the Fisher Fire yesterday found very few smokes near the established lines. No heat was detected within 200 feet of the containment lines in Big Canyon as mop up operations continued.
Personnel assigned to the Old Greer Fire completed gridding the fire. Gridding involves thoroughly combing through areas and sifting through the ash and dirt feeling for hot spots.

The mop up operation and line improvement also continued on the Municipal Fire. The Municipal Complex initial attack crews remain ready to respond to new fires.

Current Situation: Municipal Complex: 90% Current Situation: Clearwater Complex: 65%
Municipal Fire: 1,770 acres Lawyer 2 Fire: 41,060 acres
Fisher Fire: 18,889 acres Lolo 2 Fire: 6,200 acres
Old Greer: 73 acres

As of 7:00 a.m. this morning the Southern Area Blue Team assumed management of the Clearwater Complex, which is now the Clearwater-Municipal Complex. Fire information updates will be issued under this name. Visit www.facebook.com/centralidahofires for information on Central Idaho fires orwww.inciweb.org

Municipal Complex Information: 208-476-5110 Clearwater Complex Information: 406-309-0371


Smoke Concerns: Air quality continues to be unhealthy. For more information on current air quality conditions, visit http://airquality.deq.idaho.gov/. For information about mitigating smoke related health hazards, visit http://idsmoke.blogspot.com/p/smoke-and-health.html.