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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Lyle Springs Fire Update Sept 19


For Immediate Release: Sept. 19, 2018 9:30 a.m.
Contact: Kathleen Gorby, kgorby@fs.fed.us, (208) 497-7270

Lyle Springs Fire Update
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Start Date: 09/18/2018 at approximatly 3:00 p.m.
Location and Jurisdiction: 1 mile south of Harriman State Park on the Caribou-Targhee National Forest
Cause: Under investigation
Fire Size: 70 acres 
Percent Contained: 10% contained
Fire Behavior: Smoldering and creeping
Structures Threatened:  No structures threatened
Fuels and Terrain:  Burning in grass and timber
Fire Crews/Resources: 8 engines, 2 helicopter with buckets, 1 dozer and 2 hand crews
Evacuations: No evacuations at this time
Closures: No closures at this time, but we are asking people to stay off of road 767.
Summery: The fire crews are working to get line around the fire and are utilizing water to start mopping up.