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Sunday, July 16, 2017

EIIFC Fire Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sunday, July 16, 2017                                        Contact: Kathleen Gorby
                                                                                                                                      (208) 497-7270
Update Caddy Canyon 1

Start Date: 07/015/2017



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



Cause: Lightning



Fire Size: 200 acres



Percent Contained:  0%


Fire Behavior: Fire in steep terrain



Structures Threatened:  No immediate threat to structures.



Fuels and Terrain:  Burned in grass and sage brush. 



Fire Crews/Resources: 8 engines, 2 dozer and air attack on scene at this time.



Evacuations:  None in effect at this time.



Closures:  None.






Update Caddy Canyon 2

Start Date: 07/015/2017



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



Cause: Lightning



Fire Size: 20-30 acres



Percent Contained:  0%



Fire Behavior: Fire in steep terrain,



Structures Threatened:  No immediate threat to structures.



Fuels and Terrain:  Burned in grass and sage brush. 



Fire Crews/Resources: No resources on scene. Smoke jumpers and helo arriving at 8 a.m.



Evacuations:  None in effect at this time.




Closures:  None.