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Thursday, September 8, 2016

EASTERN IDAHO INTERAGENCY FIRE CENTER FIRE UPDATE 09/08/2016


EASTERN IDAHO INTERAGENCY FIRE CENTER FIRE UPDATE

IDAHO FALLS, ID:   No new activity today.

 

Tin Cup Fire - Picture taken September 7, 2016
Activity on the Tin Cup Mountain Fire picked up Wednesday, September 7, and is getting more notice from residents and visitors in the Star Valley area.  This fire has grown from its first reported acreage of 1 ½ acres to a current size of 15-20-acres.  It is located in Marshall Canyon approximately two miles northeast of Tin Cup Mountain, eight miles northwest of Freedom, Wyoming or eight miles due west of Etna, Wyoming.

The Lanes Creek Fire is ten miles south of the Tin Cup Mountain fire in the Lanes and Lau Creek drainages and is approximately 216-acres.  Smoke is visible from the Tincup Highway, Lanes Creek Cutoff Road and from the Freedom/Thayne area.