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Friday, August 17, 2018

Lighting Strikes Easter Idaho



For Immediate Release: Aug. 17, 2018 9:00 p.m.
Contact: Kathleen Gorby, kgorby@fs.fed.us, (208) 497-7270

Lighting Strikes
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Date Started: Aug. 17

Sheep 1
Location: North of Dubois on USDA land
Cause: Lighting
Fire Size: 20 acres
Contain: 100% 8/17 2000
Control: 8/17 2200
Fuel Type: Burning in grass and brush

Sheep 2
Location: North of Dubois on USDA land
Cause: Lighting
Fire Size: 5 acres
Contain: 100% 8/17 2000
Control: 8/17 2200
Fuel Type: Burning in grass and brush

Sheep 3
Location: North of Dubois on USDA land
Cause: Lighting
Fire Size: 20 acres
Contain: 100% 8/17 2000
Control: 8/17 2200
Fuel Type: Burning in grass and brush

Looking for a possibly three more lighting strike fires North of Dubois

Lawrence Creek
Location: 5 miles West of McCammon on Forest Service
Cause: Lighting
Fire Size: .1 acres
Contain: 8/17 2200
Control: 8/17 2300
Fuel Type: Timber

Power County Assist 4
Location: South of I80 East of American Falls, west of Pocatello Airport on private
Cause: Lighting
Fire Size: 80 acres
Fire Activity: Smolder
Contain: 8/17 2300
Control: 8/18 2000
Structures Threatened: Yes
Fuel Type: Burning in grass and brush