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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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Jim Sage
       Location: approximately five miles southeast of Elba
       Size: estimated 1,900 acres
       Contain: unknown
       Control: unknown
       Resources: 10 engines, three dozers, one water tender
       Fuel type: grass, brush and juniper
       Fire behavior: running, crowning, torching and spotting
       Structures threatened: structures are secure at this time
        Cause: lightning


The Jim Sage fire is burning in heavy juniper, grass and brush. Fire fighters are experiencing extreme fire behavior with running, torching and spotting. The fire is currently pushing north and south, reaching the ridge top on the northern flank. Additional resources have been ordered and air craft are on scene assisting ground units. The fire area is expecting gusty winds this afternoon. Structures near the fire are secure at this time.

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