Cougar Rock Complex (Wildfire)

The Cougar Rock Complex is comprised of several wildfires that all started by lightning and were discovered the morning of July 7, 2021. These fires are primarily in steep terrain and approximately 30-miles north of Orofino, Idaho. On July 9th at 10 p.m. the Northern Rockies Incident Management Team 6, led by Incident Commander Jay Winfield, took command of the fires combining them into the Cougar Rock Complex. An Incident Command Post has been set up at the Orofino High School in Orofino, Idaho. Cooperators include: Potlatch Deltic; Clearwater Potlatch Timber Protection Association; Idaho Department of Lands; U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; Clearwater County; USDA Forest Service; and the Nez Perce

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