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Idaho Fire Incident Map

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Oneida Fire

For Immediate Release: Sept. 19, 2018 8:00 p.m.
Contact: Kathleen Gorby,, (208) 497-7270

Oneida Fire
Twitter: @BLMIdahoFire
Facebook: Idaho Fire Info(#oneidafire & #BLMIFDFire)

Start Date: 09/19/2018 at approximately 4:20 p.m.

Location and Jurisdiction: Six miles North East of Preston, Idaho. The fire started on state land and is threatening BLM.

Cause: Under investigation

Fire Size: 1000 acres 

Percent Contained: No estimated containment at this time

Fire Behavior: Active and running

Structures Threatened:  No structures threatened

Fuels and Terrain:  Burning in short grass and brush

Fire Crews/Resources: 25 personnel, 6 engines and 2 dozers

Evacuations: No evacuations at this time

Closures: No closures at this time