Avelene Fire is 100% contained at 403 acres.
Type IV managment team has taken over management of fire.
Fire crews continue to mop up within fire perimeter. Public should be aware of fire crews and vehicles along roads and hillsides.
Area closure in effect of fire area to protect public from contiued fire activities. Closure order is posted in the area with a full description.
Grimes Creek Road and Clear Creek Road remain open to public.
Contact Mountain Home Ranger District at 208-587-7961 for more information.
|Date of Origin||Tuesday July 10th, 2012 approx. 12:00 AM|
|Location||Grimes Creek and Clear Creek Junction|
|Incident Commander||Rob Smolczynski|
|Estimated Containment Date||Friday July 13th, 2012 approx. 06:00 PM|
Douglas fir, ponderosa pine
Fire crews are mopping up within the fire perimeter.
Voluntary evacuation lifted. Public use of Grimes Creek Road in the vicinity of the fire is discouraged due to high fire traffic. Fire area closure in effect until further notice to protect public from ongoing wildfire activity within the fire perimeter. Grimes Creek (#364) and Clear Creek (#261) Roads remain open. Closure order posted in the area with detailed information.
Moderate to steep
Fire is on the Boise National Forest within the Idaho Department of Lands protection area. IDL is the lead agency managing the fire.