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Idaho Fire Incident Map

Saturday, August 4, 2018

Big Horse Fire Update

For Immediate Release: Aug. 4, 2018 8:15 p.m.
Contact: Kathleen Gorby,, (208) 497-7270

Big Horse Fire Update
Twitter: @BLMIdahoFire
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Start Date: 08/04/2018

Location and Jurisdiction: Started on private land, running toward BLM & BIA. Northeast of Pocatello on the boarder of reservation near Indian Creek.

Cause: Undetermined at this time

Fire Size: 1245 acres

Percent Contained: 75% Contained. Estimated containment 8/5 1800, estimated control time 8/6 2200
Fire Behavior: Running

Structures Threatened:  No immediate threat to structures.

Fuels and Terrain:  Burning in grass and brush running up hill.

Fire Crews/Resources: 8 engines (BIA, BLM, FS) and 2 dozers

Evacuations:  None in effect.

Closures:  None in effect.

Summary: Working on securing the line, fire has dozer line completely around it.