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Thursday, August 16, 2018

Chesterfield 8/16/2018 PM Update

For Immediate Release: August 16, 2018 8:30 p.m.

Chesterfield Fire Update
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The Chesterfield Fire is 100% contained August 16, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. Firefighters will continue to monitor the Chesterfield Fire.

Start Date: 08/13/2018 early morning

Location and Jurisdiction: Approximately 1 mile north of Chesterfield Reservoir on Fort Hall Reservation, BLM and private.

Cause: Lightning

Fire Size: 2,380 acres (aerial mapping)

Percent Contained: 100%
Fire Behavior: Minimal.

Structures Threatened:  No structures threatened

Fuels and Terrain:  Grass and brush in steep terrain.

Fire Crews/Resources: 5 engines, 2 brush trucks, 1 20-person handcrew, 9 smokejumpers and 3 dozers.

Evacuations:  No evacuations.

Closures:  No closures.