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Sunday, July 23, 2017

Twin Falls District Fire Update




Twin Falls District BLM Fire Update
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Martin Canyon Fire
         Located three miles east of Bellevue
         Size: estimated 1,500 acres
         Contain: unknown
         Control: unknown
         Resources: Bellevue Rural Fire Department, Wood River Rural Fire Department, Ketchum Rural Fire Department, Hailey Rural Fire Department, Sun Valley Rural Fire Department, four  Twin Falls District BLM engines, two Sawtooth National Forest engines, two dozers, two type two hand crews, eight overhead, 13 aircraft  
         Fuel type: grass, brush
         Fire behavior: running
         Structures threatened: no immediate threat but structures in the area
         Cause: undetermined

The fire is currently running to the north east, away from the town of Bellevue. Additional resources have been ordered.

 Cottonwood Fire
         Located approximately 14 miles north of Shoshone
         Size: estimated 100 acres
         Contain: estimated 7/23/2017 at 9 p.m.
         Control: estimated 7/24/2017 at 4 p.m.
         Resources: Shoshone Rural Fire Department, five engines, one dozer
         Fuel type: grass and brush
         Fire behavior: moderate fire activity, some active fire line
         Structures threatened: no
         Cause: undetermined


For More Information,
         Kelsey Brizendine, Fire Information and Prevention Officer, kbrizendine@blm.gov
         208-308-5991

         Idaho Wildfires visit www.IdahoFireInfo.com


Martin Canyon Fire- three miles east of Bellevue.