Wildfire Alert: Hospital Fire – Current as of 12:30 PM PT on 8/31/2023

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Hospital Fire in Orofino 100% Contained


Orofino, Idaho - Officials report management of the Hospital Fire has been transferred from the Type 3 Incident Commander back to the local district. The incident is 100% contained. Mop up operations are continuing.


Fire officials are grateful for the strong support of cooperating agencies who helped suppress this fire including Clearwater-Potlatch Timber Protective Association, Idaho Department of Lands, U.S. Forest Service, Orofino Fire Department, Twin Ridge Rural Fire District, Sunnyside Rural Fire District, Kamiah Fire-Rescue and Grangemont Fire District.


This will be the final update for the incident.




Scott Phillips