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Idaho Fire Incident Map

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Devil's Hole Fire 7/26/18 AM Update

For Immediate Release: July 26, 2018 10:30 a.m.
Contact: Kelsey Griffee,, 208-521-8709

Devil’s Hole Fire Update
Twitter: @BLMIdahoFire
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(#DevilsHoleFire & #BLMIFDFire)

Start Date: 07/25/2018

Location and Jurisdiction: 10 miles northeast of Hamer, (BLM & State lands)

Cause: Lightning

Fire Size: estimated 2,338 acres after aerial mapping this morning

Percent Contained: 80%, Containment estimated for 7/26/18 at 10 p.m
Fire Behavior: Smoldering and creeping. 

Structures Threatened:  No immediate threat to structures.

Fuels and Terrain:  Burning in grass and brush.

Fire Crews/Resources: 10 engines (BLM, USFS, BIA), 1 helicopter and 2 dozers.

Evacuations:  None in effect.

Closures:  None in effect.

Summary: Firefighters will continue securing the fire perimeter and mopping up today.

Photos: Taken by Incident Commander Bruington this morning.