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Thursday, July 19, 2018


For Immediate Release: July 19, 2018
Contact: Kelsey Brizendine, 208-732-7315

Twin Falls District BLM Fire Update
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North Hegler Fire
      Location: 24 miles southeast of I-84/I-86 interchange
      Size: estimated 2,300 acres
      Contained: approximately 45% contained
      Control: unknown
      Resources: Raft River Rural Fire Department (RFD), one Sawtooth National Forest (NF) engine, four Sawtooth NF overhead, one Sawtooth NF camp crew, two hotshot crews, two hand crews, three engines, three dozers, two water tenders
      Fuel type: grass, brush, timber
      Fire behavior: smoldering and creeping
      Structures threatened: yes
      Cause: lightning
      Closures: North Hegler Road (FS road 565) and Mill Flat Campground are closed to the public.  
Berger Butte Fire-Final Update
      Location: seven miles southeast of Castleford
      Size: 3,212 acres
      Contained: 7/18/18 at 8:40 p.m.
      Control: 7/19/18 at 6 p.m.
      Resources: all resources have been released
      Fuel type: grass and brush
      Fire behavior: none
      Structures threatened: no
      Cause: lightning
Winter Camp Fire
      Location: approximately 26 miles southwest of Castleford
      Size:  20,995 acres
      Contained: 7/19/18 at 6 p.m.
      Control:  estimated 7/21/18  at 6 p.m.
      Resources: Saylor Creek RFPA, 10 engines, one dozer ,two water tenders, one fuel truck, one BLM camp crew
      Fuel type: grass and brush
      Fire behavior: smoldering
      Structures threatened: no
      Cause: lightning

Dog Creek Fire
      Location: eight miles north of Gooding
      Size: 16,336 acres
      Contained: 7/20/18 at 8 p.m.
      Control: unknown
      Resources: Hagerman RFD, Bliss RFD, Shoshone RFD, one dozer, 13 engines, three hand crews, one water tender
      Fuel type: grass and brush
      Fire behavior: smoldering and running
      Structures threatened: one secondary structure lost  
      Cause: lightning
For More Information,
      Kelsey Brizendine, Fire Information and Prevention Officer, kbrizendine@blm.gov
      208-308-5991
      Idaho Wildfires visit www.IdahoFireInfo.com


North Hegler Fire Closures







For Immediate Release: July 19, 2018
Contact: Kelsey Brizendine, 208-732-7315

Twin Falls District BLM Fire Update
Facebook: Idaho Fire Info
Twitter: @BLMIdahoFire
(#BLMTFDFire)

North Hegler Fire
       Location: 24 miles southeast of I-84/I-86 interchange
       Size: estimated 1,500 acres
       Contain: estimated 7/19/18 at 8 p.m.
       Control: unknown
       Resources: Raft River Rural Fire Department (RFD), one Sawtooth National Forest (NF) engine, four Sawtooth NF overhead, one Sawtooth NF camp crew, two hotshot crews, two hand crews, three engines, three dozers, two water tenders 
       Fuel type: grass, brush, timber
       Fire behavior: running and smoldering
       Structures threatened: yes
       Cause: lightning
       Closures: North Hegler Road (FS road 565) and Mill Flat Campground are closed to the public.  



Berger Butte Fire
       Location: seven miles southeast of Castleford 
       Size: 3,212 acres
       Contain: 7/18/18 at 8:40 p.m.
       Control: 7/19/18 at 6 p.m.
       Resources: Castleford RFD, Salmon Tract RFD, Shoshone Basin Rangeland Fire Protection Association (RFPA), Gooding RFD water tender, three engines
       Fuel type: grass and brush
       Fire behavior: smoldering
       Structures threatened: no
       Cause: lightning

Winter Camp Fire
       Location: approximately 26 miles southwest of Castleford
       Size: estimated 20,000 acres
       Contained: approximately 50% contained
       Control: unknown
       Resources: Saylor Creek RFPA, 10 engines, one dozer ,two water tenders, one fuel truck, one BLM camp crew
       Fuel type: grass and brush
       Fire behavior: smoldering
       Structures threatened: no
       Cause: lightning

Dog Creek Fire
       Location: eight miles north of Gooding
       Size: estimated 17,500 acres
       Contain: unknown
       Control: unknown
       Resources: Hagerman RFD, Bliss RFD, Shoshone RFD, one dozer, 13 engines, three hand crews, one water tender
       Fuel type: grass and brush
       Fire behavior: smoldering and running
       Structures threatened: one secondary structure lost  
       Cause: lightning




For More Information,
       Kelsey Brizendine, Fire Information and Prevention Officer, kbrizendine@blm.gov
       208-308-5991
       Idaho Wildfires visit www.IdahoFireInfo.com


Wednesday, July 18, 2018

For Immediate Release: July 18, 2018
Contact: Kelsey Brizendine, 208-732-7315

Twin Falls District BLM Fire Update
Facebook: Idaho Fire Info
Twitter: @BLMIdahoFire
(#BLMTFDFire)
Berger Butte Fire
       Location: seven miles southeast of Castleford 
       Size: 3,212 acres
       Contained: 7/18/18 at 8:40 p.m.
       Control: 7/19/18 at 6 p.m.
       Resources: Castleford RFD, Salmon Tract RFD, Shoshone Basin RFPA, Gooding RFD water tender, five engines, one hotshot crew  
       Fuel type: grass and brush
       Fire behavior: smoldering and running
       Structures threatened: no
       Cause: lightning

Winter Camp Fire
       Location: approximately 26 miles southwest of Castleford
       Size: estimated 20,000 acres
       Contain: unknown
       Control: unknown
       Resources: Saylor Creek RFPA, seven engines, two dozers ,two water tenders, one BLM camp crew
       Fuel type: grass and brush
       Fire behavior: smoldering and running
       Structures threatened: no
       Cause: lightning

Dog Creek Fire
       Location: eight miles north of Gooding
       Size: estimated 17,000 acres
       Contain: unknown
       Control: unknown
       Resources: Hagerman RFD, Bliss RFD, one dozer, 11 engines, five hand crew
       Fuel type: grass and brush
       Fire behavior: smoldering and running
       Structures threatened: one secondary structure lost  
       Cause: lightning




For More Information,
       Kelsey Brizendine, Fire Information and Prevention Officer, kbrizendine@blm.gov
       208-308-5991
       Idaho Wildfires visit www.IdahoFireInfo.com