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Saturday, July 15, 2017

EIIFC Fire Update


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Saturday, July 15, 2017                                        Contact: Kathleen Gorby
                                                                                                                                      (208) 497-7270
Caddy Canyon 1

Start Date: 07/015/2017


Location and Jurisdiction:  Blackrock Canyon, North of Inkom, BLM


Cause: Lightning


Fire Size: 120 acres


Percent Contained:  0%


Fire Behavior: Fire in steep terrain, engines can’t access directly


Structures Threatened:  No immediate threat to structures.


Fuels and Terrain:  Burned in grass and sage brush


Fire Crews/Resources: 6 engines and 2 dozer on scene at this time. Two planes are dropping (Working both fires)


Evacuations:  None in effect at this time.


Closures:  None.

Caddy Canyon 2

Start Date: 07/015/2017


Location and Jurisdiction:  Blackrock Canyon, North of Inkom, BLM


Cause: Lightning


Fire Size: 30-40 acres


Percent Contained:  0%

Fire Behavior: Fire in steep terrain, engines can’t access directly


Structures Threatened:  No immediate threat to structures.


Fuels and Terrain:  Burned in grass and sage brush


Fire Crews/Resources: 6 engines and 2 dozer on scene at this time. Two planes are dropping (Working both fires)


Evacuations:  None in effect at this time.


Closures:  None.


One Less Spark, One Less Wildfire