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Tuesday, July 17, 2018


For Immediate Release: July 17, 2018
Contact: Kelsey Brizendine, 208-732-7315

Twin Falls District BLM Fire Update
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Spud Butte Fire- Final Update
      Location: five miles southeast of Carey
      Size: 4,093 acres
      Contained: 7/16/2018 at 9 p.m.
      Control: 7/18/2018 at 8 p.m.
      Resources: two engines, Carey Rural Fire Department
      Fuel type: grass and brush
      Fire behavior: smoldering
      Structures threatened: no
      Cause: lightning


East Fork Fire
      East Fork Fire was consumed by the Winter Camp Fire. See Winter Camp Fire for further information.

East Sailor Fire-Final Update
      Location: six miles south of Hammett
      Size: estimated 250 acres
      Contained: 7/17/18 at 12:15 p.m.
      Control: 7/18/18 at noon
      Resources: one engine
      Fuel type: grass and brush
      Fire behavior: smoldering
      Structures threatened: no
      Cause: lightning


Mud-Final Update
      Location: 12 miles north of Richfield
      Size: estimated 55 acres
      Contained: 7/17/18 at noon
      Controlled: 7/17/18 at 6 p.m.
      Resources: all resources have been released
      Fuel type: grass and brush
      Fire behavior: smoldering
      Structures threatened: no
      Cause: lightning

Elephant Fire-Final Update
      Location: six miles south of  Hailey
      Size: 4 acres
      Contained: 7/17/18 at 8 p.m.
      Control: 7/19/18 at 8 p.m.
      Resources: one Sawtooth National Forest engine,  one BLM engine, one type two IA crew
      Fuel type: grass, brush, timber
      Fire behavior: smoldering
      Structures threatened: no
      Cause: lightning

Berger Butte Fire
      Location: seven miles southeast of Castleford 
      Size: estimated 3,000 acres
      Contain: unknown
      Control: unknown
      Resources: Salmon Tract Rangeland Fire Protection Association, Shoshone Basin Rangeland  Fire Protection Association, Gooding Rural Fire Department water tender, five engines, one hotshot crew,  
      Fuel type: grass and brush
      Fire behavior: smoldering and running
      Structures threatened: no
      Cause: lightning

Winter Camp Fire
      Location: approximately 26 miles southwest of Castleford
      Size: estimated 22,000 acres
      Contain: unknown
      Control: unknown
      Resources: two dozers, one hotshot crew, two water tenders, Saylor Creek RFPA, Three Creek RFPA, one BLM camp crew
      Fuel type: grass and brush
      Fire behavior: smoldering and running
      Structures threatened: no
      Cause: lightning


Dog Creek Fire
      Location: eight miles north of Gooding
      Size: estimated 8,000 acres
      Contain: unknown
      Control: unknown
      Resources: Shoshone RFD, Hagerman RFD, Bliss RFD, one dozer, nine engines, three hand crew, eight overhead
      Fuel type: grass and brush
      Fire behavior: running
      Structures threatened: yes
      Cause: lightning




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