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Idaho Fire Incident Map

Saturday, August 4, 2018

Big Horse Fire

For Immediate Release: Aug. 4, 2018 4:35 p.m.

Contact: Kathleen Gorby,, (208) 497-7270

Big Horse Fire
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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.

Cause: Undetermined at this time.

Fire Size: estimated 400 acres and running.

Percent Contained: None.

Fire Behavior: Running and very active. 

Structures Threatened:  No immediate threat to structures.

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

Fire Crews/Resources: 8 engines, 2 dozers, 3 overheads and an air attack and 3 seats.

Evacuations:  None in effect.

Closures:  None in effect.

Summary: The Big Horse Fire started on 8/4/18 at approximately 3:15 p.m. off, resources on scene.