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Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Grassy Ridge Fire 8/1/18 AM Update


GRASSY RIDGE FIRE

Fact Sheet Update
August 1, 2018 – 8 A.M.


Inciweb address Information:  https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6047/
Current Fire Information:  970-316-0000       E-Mail address:  gbimt3rohrer@gmail.com
Start Date:  July 26, 2018        Cause:  Lightning        Fuels:  Grass, sage brush & scattered Pinion Juniper stands
Acres: 99,502    Percent Contained:  97%   Total number of personnel: 243


The focus for fire resources today is to continue suppression repair, such as repairing dozer lines and building water bars for erosion control. Crews will continue to monitor  and patrol the fires edge and mop up interior islands of unburned fuel.
 A red flag warning is in effect today for upper Snake River Valley from 12pm to 9pm for thunderstorms and gusty winds. The highest threat is located north of a line from Arco to Driggs, ID. A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now, or will shortly occur.
Out of the 273 personal we have had on this fire, some have come from as far away as Puerto Rico, Illinois, Nevada, Arizona and Utah.  
Air Quality:  For information on wildfire smoke the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality has a fact sheet that can be found at: http://www.deq.idaho.gov/air-quality/burning/wildland-fires/ 

Resources:  Crews 5, Engines 14, Dozers 6, Water Tenders 7, Helicopters 3 and Total Personnel 243.


Please check the Grassy Ridge Fire on Inciweb for updated information, the latest maps and photos.

                                    Next update scheduled for 8 P.M. this evening