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Thursday, July 5, 2018

Boise BLM responds to multiple wildfires



Boise BLM responds to multiple wildfires

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Facebook: Idaho Fire Info

The Boise District BLM responded to six wildfires on Independence Day. Fire crews made great progress overnight and hope to have remaining active fires controlled in the next couple of days. The Boise BLM urges everyone to take all necessary fire safety precautions when recreating on public lands. Please check www.IdahoFireInfo.com for fire restrictions and wildfire prevention tips.

Charcoal Fire
·         Located approximately 3 miles northeast of Lucky Peak Dam, ID
·         Estimated at 60 acres
·         Cause under investigation
·         Fire resources –1 helicopter, 2 engines, 1 hand crew  and 1 dozer
·         Estimated contain – 7/5/18 at 1200, estimated control – 7/5/18 at 2000

Five Cent Fire
·         Located approximately 3 miles southwest of Mountain Home Air Force Base, ID
·         Estimated at 2,250+ acres
·         Cause under investigation
·         Fire resources – 2 dozers, 4 engines and 1 water tender
·          Estimated contain – 7/5/18 at 1400, estimated control – 7/6/18 at 1800

Pump Fire
·         Located approximately 15 miles south of Mountain Home, ID
·         Approximately 52 acres
·         Cause under investigation
·         Fire resources – 1 engine and 1 water tender
·         Contained – 7/4/18 at 2100, estimated control – 7/5/18 at 1500

Dewy Fire
·         Located approximately 10 miles west of Emmett, ID
·         Approximately 9 acres
·         Cause under investigation
·         Contained – 7/4/18 at 2000, Controlled – 7/4/18 at 2200

Nicolsen Fire
·         Located approximately 10 miles southwest of Boise, ID
·         Approximately 1 acre
·         Cause under investigation
·         Contained – 7/4/18 at 1830, Controlled – 7/4/18 at 2100

Cove Rec Fire
·         Located approximately 8 miles northwest of Bruneau, ID
·         Approximately 0.1 acre
·         Cause under investigation
·         Contained and Controlled – 7/4/18 at 2400


For More Information,

·         Jared Jablonski, Fire Information and Prevention Office, 208 384-3210

·         Idaho Wildfires visit www.IdahoFireInfo.com