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Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Idaho Falls District Fire Update

For Immediate Release: June 27, 2017
Contact: Kelsey Griffee, 208-521-8709


Idaho Falls District Fire Update
Twitter: @BLMIdahoFire
(#BLMIFDFire)

Eastern Idaho experienced lighting through the night, three fires have been reported at the time of this release.

Brush Canyon Fire
·         Located near Malad
·         10 acres
·         Lightning-ignited
·         Fire is 100% contained and estimated control time is 5 p.m.
·         2 BLM engines are on scene and a helicopter made bucket drops earlier in the day

Lake Channel Fire
·         Located southwest of American Falls
·         99 acres
·         Lightning-ignited
·         Containment is expected to reach 100% by 10 p.m. 
·         Fire resources include 3 BLM engines and 2 Forest Service engines

Mile Marker 271 Fire
·         Located at mile marker 271 on Interstate 84
·         Check for road closures
·         Follow #MM271Fire
·         Contact BLM-Twin Falls District for more information Kelsey Brizendine, 208-308-5991


·         Wildfires across the country, visit https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/