Storm Theatre Complex (Wildfire)

The Storm Theatre Complex is being managed by Incident Commander Jay Kurth and the National Incident Management Organization (NIMO) Team 1. The complex consists of 23 Backcountry fires and the Storm Creek Fire. Due to the remote location of the fires, aerial reconnaissance is the primary tool to get new intelligence. Updates will be shared as soon as they become available.    The Storm Creek Fire is located 9 miles southeast of Powell, Idaho. The 23 Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests Backcountry Fires are within an approximately 815,000 acre remote, roadless area north of Highway 12, east of the Clearwater River, South of the Idaho Panhandle National Forest, south of the Lolo National Forest, and west of the Bitterroot National Forest. The fires range in size from less than one acre to 1,000 acres.  These fires are being managed using a point protection strategy because of extreme competition for fire suppression resources and the comparably…

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