Salmon-Challis National Forest reports zero new fires

  • Source: KIFI-TV ABC/CBS 8 Idaho Falls
  • Published: 11/22/2022 12:00 AM

The Salmon-Challis National Forest had zero new fires in the last week. To date, there have been 53 wildfires reported on the Salmon-Challis National Forest. 52 of those reported fires are out. Moose (July 17): The 130,205 acre fire is 100% contained. The fire currently is smoldering in heavy dead and down logs and stump holes and will more than likely continue to do so even under snow layers. The public that travels via an ATV/UTV or snowmobile may see smoke interior and these heavy logs still smoking. Never leave a campfire unattended. Always add water, stir it, and make sure all embers are out. If it’s too hot to touch, it’s too hot to leave! Nationally, there are five uncontained large fires being managed under a full suppression strategy.


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