IDAHO FALLS, ID – Easter Idaho Interagency Fire Center responded to a few smoke reports over the weekend. These turned out to be campfires that we contained within their fire rings.
The 56-acre Miles Canyon Fire, located approximately 3 miles west of Ovid and 2 miles south of Liberty, ID was contained at 9 PM on July 15, 2016 and declared controlled at 8 PM on July 16, 2016.
Eastern Idaho Interagency Fire Center resources are also assisting with fire regional and nationally. Specifically on the Bridger-Teton National Forest in Wyoming, Sawtooth National Forest in Southern Idaho and in the Southwest in New Mexico, Arizona and Colorado.