Fires on Greer Grade

From the Clearwater County Sheriff's Office: On 07/15/21 at approximately 5:28 pm, Clearwater County Deputies, Weippe Fire, Pierce Fire, Orofino Fire, Upper Fords Creek Fire, CPTPA, and IDL responded to the area of Mile Marker 7.5 on Hwy 11 for a report of
three wildland fires. Deputies closed Hwy 11 down from Mile Marker 7 to Mile Marker 8 for approximately 3-1/2 hours while fire crews and helicopters contained the fire. At approximately 8:37pm, fire crews had the fire contained and began final stages of mop up. Estimated burned area is 20-acres. Cause is currently under
investigation by IDL.