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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 2,000 acres
       Contain: unknown
       Control: unknown
       Resources: 10 engines, three dozers, two water tender, camp crew, two hand crews
       Fuel type: grass, brush and juniper
       Fire behavior: running, creeping and smoldering
       Structures threatened: structures are secure at this time
        Cause: lightning

Today, aircraft along with ground crews gained the upper hand on the Jim Sage fire. Most of the forward progression has slowed and crews continue to work their way around the fire perimeter. Passing thunderstorms are cause for concern, however fire fighters remain optimistic that retardant and containments lines will hold. Structures near the fire remain secure at this time.

For More Information-
       Kelsey Brizendine, Fire Information and Prevention Officer,
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