Highway 21 is now back open. (Photo: Tiffany Bollar), Idaho 21 has been closed in both directions near Lucky Peak while crews battle a brush fire. That fire shut down a different portion of Idaho 21 for a brief time on Friday. The Idaho Fire Map is the only statewide map of all available fire information in one place. The fire, which is burning near the confluence of the Boise, Sawtooth and Salmon-Challis national forests, is one of a handful currently burning in Idaho. Crews also battling Grouse Fire, Boise, Bureau of Land Management firefighters called to blaze near Lucky Peak. Closures have been reduced to the fire perimeter on the west side of highway 21. Connect with friends faster than ever with the new Facebook app. Forest Service officials said the fire started at about 12:45 p.m. Monday has burned 75 acres as of Monday afternoon. [1 - 1199] ID Highway 21 Directions {{::location.tagLine.value.text}} Idaho Highway 21 has reopened to vehicle traffic, after intermittent closures last week. Night crews immediately started building containment line around the area east of the highway. The Canyon Fire is just over 300 acres and was 26% contained on Sunday evening. This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply. Show full articles without "Continue Reading" button for {0} hours. Get unlimited digital access for only $20 for 1 year. US Forest Service — Sawtooth National Forest, Monday September 14th, 2020 approx. The cause of the fire has not been determined, but officials said it is burning on both sides of the road in timber. X. BOISE - Idaho 21 reopened to traffic Sunday evening, but fire officials are warning drivers to avoid the area if possible while crews battle a wildfire burning about 10 miles north of Boise. Traffic on a section of Idaho Highway 21 near Stanley is restricted, with a pilot car leading all travelers because of a forest fire burning on 436 acres 14 miles northwest of Stanley. The Forest Service reports high fire danger in the Salmon-Challis National Forest where the Vader Fire is and moderate fire danger in the Boise National Forest. Fire crews from the Forest Sevice are battling the fire now, and expect to have it contained by 6 p.m. Wednesday and under control by 6 p.m. Friday. The Trap Fire burning near Stanley, Idaho has caused a closure on Idaho 21, the Forest Service said. The 600LT is now available as a Spider. The station houses a 1500 gpm Pierce Pumper and Hackney Hazardous Materials Unit. "We're also under a Red Flag Warning right now for the area for thunderstorms, so there's obviously going to be some gusty winds coming off of the storms as they pass over," said BLM spokesman Jared Jablonski. Firefighters battle a wildfire burning off of Highway 21 Sunday aternoon. Notifications can be turned off anytime in the browser settings. Warm weather, thunderstorms and high winds forecasted for the coming week could complicate firefighting efforts. Travelers in the area should expect heavy smoke and delays. Pilot cars leading traffic down Highway 21 due to Trap Fire. No structures are threatened and there are no evacuations currently underway. This is a developing story and this article will be updated when further information is made available. State Highway 21 (SH-21) is the Ponderosa Pine Scenic Byway, primarily a two-lane highway from Boise to Stanley.With two-thirds of its length in Boise County, it passes by historic Idaho City and the village of Lowman to the western edge of the Sawtooth Mountains, then along their northern boundary to Stanley.. Microsoft may earn an Affiliate Commission if you purchase something through recommended links in this article. (Photo: Kia Alspach), Lawsuit over West Ada teacher sick-out dismissed. We took it to the track to see how it handles. It had burned about 110 acres by late Tuesday morning. A warming trend will begin Tuesday and temperatures will warm to above normal by Wednesday and continue through next weekend. Researchers developed a way for 3D-printed objects to connect to WiFi without electronics or batteries . The Pioneer Fire, burning north of Idaho City, grew eastward yesterday and crossed Idaho State Highway 21 north of China Creek overnight. The fire was reported Monday afternoon and is burning on both sides of the highway. According to officials, the Trap Fire is on the west side of Highway 21. Scroll to the bottom of this story for more. The fire was first reported on September 14th, 2020 near Trap Creek Campground. The Vader fire is burning south of Idaho 21 near Vader Creek and the Cape Horn Guard Station, about 14 miles northwest of Stanley. Show full articles without "Continue Reading" button for {0} hours. The Canyon Fire, which started July 14, is burning about 10 miles down the road toward Lowman. Crews from the Bureau of Land Management, Boise and Meridian Fire were called to help with the fire, which grew to approximately 100 acres. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Fire crews conducted burn operations along the highway and north of the blaze in hopes of confining it. Station History. In a Sawtooth National Forest news release Tuesday, officials said the Trap Fire was burning 9 miles northeast of Stanley. According to the Idaho Transportation Department’s online road closure map, Idaho 21 was closed between Seafoam Road and Iron Creek Road (milepost 113 to 120) on Sunday due to the Vader Fire. On The Southwest Portion Of The Fire, Crews Have Been Monitoring Activity Within The Existing Fire Perimeter For An Overall Containment Of 41%. The road is closed between Grandjean Road and Cape Horn Road (mile markers 112 to 119), according to the Idaho 511 traffic map. Firefighters Have Completed A 100% Containment Line Along The Northeast Side Of Highway 21, Where Full Suppression Was Needed For Public Safety And Structure Protection. Wildfire smoke forecast says kiss them goodbye, ‘At least we can breathe here’: Oregon wildfire evacuees find safe haven in Boise area, Pilot identified after tanker plane fatally crashes fighting Schill Fire near Emmett, Nearly 90,000 acres have burned in Idaho’s Woodhead Fire. Firefighters from IDL, the U.S. Forest Service and several rural fire departments are battling the fire from both the ground and the air. The Vader fire isn’t the only blaze burning along Idaho 21. A wildfire burning in the Sawtooth National Forest has forced a highway closure on Idaho 21, according to U.S. Forest Service officials. Scroll to the bottom of this story for more. The fire was first reported at about 4 p.m. Sunday near Robie Creek Road, prompting the closure of both lanes of Highway 21. According to officials, the Trap Fire is on the west side of Highway 21. Will have very cold conditions continuing today.