Fire weather for today is sunny, nearly steady temperatures and humilities. Patchy smoke in the morning. Tonight, partly cloudy. Red Flag Warning in effect for low humidity and gusty winds from noon today to 9 PM this evening. Outlook: August 9th – August 15th, temperatures to be near normal with precipitation below normal.
Resources are currently responding to smoke report near Twin Springs Campground, Northeast of Holbrook, ID on Hess Road. Three engines and a dozer are responding.
Last night resources responded to the Ross Fork Fire, 4 miles East of Fort Hall, ID. Cause of this 45-acre fire is still under investigation. Fort Hall and the Bureau of Land Management came together under a unified command. The fire was contained at 9 PM and control is estimated at 6 PM tonight. Chubbuck Fire Department responded with two brush trucks, Fort Hall responded with 2 engines and a water tender and federal resources included five engines, two dozers, a water tender, air attack and a load of retardant from two single engine air tankers (SEATS).
No significant changes to the two managed fires by the Caribou-Targhee National Forest.
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