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Friday, July 27, 2018

For Immediate Release: July 27, 2018
Contact: Kelsey Brizendine, 208-732-7315

Twin Falls District BLM Fire Update
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Bruneau Fire
       Location: five miles northwest of Murphy Hot Springs 
       Size: estimated 61,000 acres
       Contain: unknown
       Control: unknown
       Resources: three dozers, 13 engines, one fuel truck, one camp crew, Three Creek Rangeland Fire Protection Association (RFPA), three water tenders
       Fuel type: grass and brush
       Fire behavior: smoldering and creeping
       Structures threatened: structures in the area are not immediately threatened
       Cause: lightning

Crews are focusing on the northwest and southwest corners today, where most of the active fire remains. Firefighters experienced moderate fire behavior last night and this morning.  Fire behavior is expected to remain moderate to calm throughout the day. Structures near the fire remain secure at this time. Due to the remoted location of the fire, updates may be delayed.

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       Kelsey Brizendine, Fire Information and Prevention Officer,
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