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Thursday, June 29, 2017

Twin Falls District BLM Fire Update
Twitter: @BLMIdahoFire
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Crews continue to improve containment lines on the Centennial and Sand Point Fires. Resources will remain on scene, secure the perimeter and monitoring.

MM 271 Fire
·         Located off Interstate 84, near mile marker 271, BLM land
·         Size: 3,522 acres
·         Contain: 6/28/2017 at 8 p.m.
·         Control: 6/30/2017 at 8 p.m.
·         Resources: five engines, five overhead, one dozer
·         Fuel type: grass, brush and juniper 
·         Fire behavior: smoldering and creeping
·         No structures threatened
·         Cause: lightning

Centennial Fire
·         Located approximately 10 miles south of Hammett  
·         Size: 18,660
·         Contain: estimated today (6/29/2017) at 8 p.m.
·         Control: estimated tomorrow 6/30/2017 at 8 p.m.
·         Resources: four engines, one dozers, one water tender, one overhead
·         Fuel type: grass and brush
·         Fire behavior: smoldering
·         No structures threatened
·         Cause: lightning

Sand Point Fire
·         Located approximately 3 miles south of Hammett 
·         Size: 7,844 acres
·         Contain: estimated today (6/29/2017) at 8 p.m.
·         Control: estimated tomorrow (6/30/2017) at 9 p.m.
·         Resources: five engines, three overhead, one type one crew (hotshot),  one type two crew (hand crew), one water tender
·         Fuel type: grass and brush
·         Fire behavior: smoldering
·         No structures threatened
·         Cause: lightning


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