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Monday, July 25, 2016


EASTERN IDAHO INTERAGENCY FIRE CENTER UPDATE
IDAHO FALLS, ID –  Eastern Idaho Interagency Fire Center resources have responded to three smoke reports since Friday’s update.
The Hancock Lake Fire, located 10 miles north of Kilgore, ID was an escaped campfire that burned one-third of an acre.  
The MM288 Fire, located 20 miles west of Idaho Falls, ID was a one-tenth acre fire was haystacks burning, cause is still under investigation.
The Slide Fire, located 10 miles north of Kilgore, ID, the Hancock Fire, was an escaped campfire that burned one-tenth of an acre.   

Lanes Creek Fire, photo taken 7/24/2016
The Lanes Creek Fire located about 10-miles north-northwest of Thayne, WY is now estimated at 115- acres.    The acreage increased because of more accurate mapping. The fire didn’t move much at all yesterday. In fact not much smoke came off of it until late in the afternoon.  The fire started on June 30, 2016 by lightning
Lanes Creek Fire, photo taken 7/24/2016

Future updates, as well as information on other fires throughout the state, can be found at www.IdahoFireInfo.com.