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Sunday, July 1, 2018

Ohio Gulch Fire Update


Twin Falls District BLM Fire Update
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Ohio Gulch Fire

·         Located five miles north of Hailey, Idaho Department of Lands  
·         Size: approximately four acres
·         Contain: unknown
·         Control: unknown
·         Resources: four engines, two water tenders, two excavators, one dozer, BLM type three camp crew
·         Fuel type: compost
·         Fire behavior: smoldering
·         Structures threatened: no
·         Cause: undetermined

Firefighters made good progress on the Ohio Gulch fire today. Heavy equipment, along with firefighters made it to the center of the compost piles, cooling the area as debris is removed.
Thanks to the efforts of the firefighters, smoke affecting the Hailey area has reduced significantly, and is expect to continue to improve over the following days.
For More Information-
·         Kelsey Brizendine, Fire Information and Prevention Officer, kbrizendine@blm.gov
·         208-308-5991
·         Idaho Wildfires visit www.IdahoFireInfo.com