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IDAHO FALLS, ID: Cooler temperatures, increased
humidity and overcast skies bring a calming effect to recent fire
activity. Weather conditions should stay this way through Tuesday and
The Tincup Mountain Fire has shown the most
activity over the weekend. It is estimated to be 773-acres in size, a
doubling of Saturday’s estimate. This increase was due to higher
temperatures, lower humidity and strong winds on the fire. A picture of
today’s activity (see attached) is significantly different and displays the
difference from last Saturday/Sunday. For the most part the fire
remains inside and west of Marshall Canyon, where fire
officials/planners felt it would stay. The Tincup Mountain Fire is
located approximately 6 miles northwest of Freedom, Wyoming on the Soda Springs
Ranger District. The lightning-caused fire was reported August 29, 2016 and is
highly visible from Highway 34.
The following fires in Eastern Idaho will likely show
some activity until a major precipitation event occurs:
Fire located 12
miles northwest of Swan Valley, Idaho. (770 acres) The smoke is visible from Highway 26 as well as from the
Tetonia, Driggs, and Victor communities.
Fire located in
the Jedediah Smith Wilderness 27 miles northeast of Tetonia, Idaho (606
Creek Fire located
15 miles SW of Freedom, Wyoming (295 acres).
·Tie Fire: While fire fighters saw increased activity from within
containment lines yesterday the fire size did not change. This fire is
located 10 miles southwest of Victor, Idaho (1,031 acres).
Fire locate 17
miles east of Driggs, Idaho in the Jedediah Smith Wilderness (approx. 1/10th-
Updates for the Black and Carrot fires are attached.