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Idaho Fire Incident Map

Thursday, July 19, 2018

For Immediate Release: July 19, 2018
Contact: Kelsey Brizendine, 208-732-7315

Twin Falls District BLM Fire Update
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North Hegler Fire
      Location: 24 miles southeast of I-84/I-86 interchange
      Size: estimated 2,300 acres
      Contained: approximately 45% contained
      Control: unknown
      Resources: Raft River Rural Fire Department (RFD), one Sawtooth National Forest (NF) engine, four Sawtooth NF overhead, one Sawtooth NF camp crew, two hotshot crews, two hand crews, three engines, three dozers, two water tenders
      Fuel type: grass, brush, timber
      Fire behavior: smoldering and creeping
      Structures threatened: yes
      Cause: lightning
      Closures: North Hegler Road (FS road 565) and Mill Flat Campground are closed to the public.  
Berger Butte Fire-Final Update
      Location: seven miles southeast of Castleford
      Size: 3,212 acres
      Contained: 7/18/18 at 8:40 p.m.
      Control: 7/19/18 at 6 p.m.
      Resources: all resources have been released
      Fuel type: grass and brush
      Fire behavior: none
      Structures threatened: no
      Cause: lightning
Winter Camp Fire
      Location: approximately 26 miles southwest of Castleford
      Size:  20,995 acres
      Contained: 7/19/18 at 6 p.m.
      Control:  estimated 7/21/18  at 6 p.m.
      Resources: Saylor Creek RFPA, 10 engines, one dozer ,two water tenders, one fuel truck, one BLM camp crew
      Fuel type: grass and brush
      Fire behavior: smoldering
      Structures threatened: no
      Cause: lightning

Dog Creek Fire
      Location: eight miles north of Gooding
      Size: 16,336 acres
      Contained: 7/20/18 at 8 p.m.
      Control: unknown
      Resources: Hagerman RFD, Bliss RFD, Shoshone RFD, one dozer, 13 engines, three hand crews, one water tender
      Fuel type: grass and brush
      Fire behavior: smoldering and running
      Structures threatened: one secondary structure lost  
      Cause: lightning
For More Information,
      Kelsey Brizendine, Fire Information and Prevention Officer,
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