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Sunday, August 5, 2018

Big Horse Fire Update

For Immediate Release: Aug. 5, 2018 1:15 p.m.
Contact: Kathleen Gorby,, (208) 497-7270

Big Horse Fire Update
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Start Date: 08/04/2018

Location and Jurisdiction: Started on private land, burning onto BLM & BIA. 5 miles Northeast of Pocatello, Id on the boarder of reservation near Indian Creek.

Cause: Undetermined at this time

Fire Size: 1245 acres

Percent Contained: 100% contained at 0840, estimated control time 8/6 2200
Fire Behavior: Mop-up

Structures Threatened:  No immediate threat to structures.

Fuels and Terrain:  Burning in grass and brush 

Fire Crews/Resources: 5 engines (BIA, BLM, FS) 1 dozers and the Centennial Hand Crew

Evacuations:  None in effect.

Closures:  None in effect.