Leland Complex (Wildfire)

The Leland Complex is composed of four wildfires: The Sand Mountain, Johnson Creek, Pine Creek and Bonami fires, all started by lightning on July 7, 2021 on the Idaho Department of Lands Ponderosa Forest Protective District. The Sand Mountain Fire is burning in heavy timber with a large dead and down component on Forest Service land 2.5 miles east of Laird Park in Latah County. No structures are threatened. Forest area, campground and trail closures are in effect. The fire was reported Thursday, July 8 at 10:30 am. The Johnson Creek Fire is in the Johnson Creek drainage Clearwater County, 5 miles NE of Elk River, ID. The Pine Creek Fire is in the Pine Creek drainage of Leland, approximately 2.5 miles southeast of Juliaetta, Idaho. The fire was reported Wednesday, July 7 at 1 p.m. Pacific Time and is now now 100% contained. The Bonami Fire is burning in heavy timber directly south of Sand Mountain. The fire remains in patrol status.   On July 9th the North Idaho Type 3 Incident…

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