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Thursday, July 26, 2018

Grassy Ridge Fire estimated at 1,478 acres

 Grassy Ridge Fire Update
Twitter: @BLMIdahoFire
Facebook: Idaho Fire Info
(#GrassyRidgeFire & #BLMIFDFire)

Start Date: 07/26/2018

Location and Jurisdiction: 15 miles northwest of St. Anthony near Red Road (BLM & State lands). Burning east of the old Red Road Fire.

Cause: Lightning

Fire Size: estimated 1,478 acres

Percent Contained: 0%, Containment estimated for 7/27/18 at 10 p.m.
Fire Behavior: Running. 

Structures Threatened:  No immediate threat to structures.

Fuels and Terrain:  Burning in grass and brush on flat ground.

Fire Crews/Resources: 9 engines (BLM, USFS, BIA and multiple county and rural fire departments) and 3 dozers.

Evacuations:  None in effect.

Closures:  None in effect.

Summary: The Grassy Ridge Fire started on 7/26/18 at approximately 3 p.m. off the Red Road. Fire is active to the northeast burning into portions of the old Red Road Fire. Shifting winds are creating erratic fire behavior, but crews are continuing to make good progress securing line around the fire.

Photos: Photos are posted to @BLMIdahoFire Twitter #GrassyRidgeFire and Idaho Fire Info Facebook. Photos courtesy of local BLM and FS firefighters and air attack.