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Friday, June 9, 2017

Transfer Fire Update



For Immediate Release: June 9, 2017; 9 a.m.
Contact: Kelsey Brizendine, 208-308-5991

TRANSFER FIRE UPDATE
Twitter: @BLMIdahoFire
(#TransferFire & #BLMTFDFire)




Start Date: 06/08/2017

Location:  Located approximately three miles north of Shoshone

Cause: Human

Fire Size: 65 acres

Estimated Containment:  06/08/17 at 8 p.m.

Estimated Control: 06/09/17 at 8 a.m.

Fire Behavior: Out

Structures Threatened:  None

Fuels and Terrain: The fire burned in grass and brush, difficult terrain- large patches of lava rock

Fire Crews/Resources: All resources have left the fire

Evacuations:  None

Closures:  Highway 75 closed yesterday for approximately one hour during the initial response

Summary:  Crews successfully secured the fire, all resources have returned to the station

For More Information,
·         Kelsey Brizendine, Fire Information and Prevention Officer, kbrizendine@blm.gov
·         208-308-5991
·         Idaho Wildfires visit www.IdahoFireInfo.com