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Sunday, July 14, 2019

Boise District BLM Fire Update




News Release

For Immediate Release: July 14, 2019
Contact: Jared Jablonski, 208-384-3378

Boise District BLM Fire Update
Twitter: @BLMIdahoFire (#BLMBODFire)

The Boise District BLM experienced significant thunderstorms last night resulting in four lightning ignited wildfires. Fire crews were able to contain the fires overnight and will be mopping up and securing fire lines throughout the day.

Canmay Fire
●       Location: approximately eight miles north of Mountain Home, Id near the intersection of Canyon Creek and Mayfield road
●       Size: estimated 1,010 acres
●       Contained on 7/13 at 12 p.m.
●       Control: estimated 7/14 at 6 p.m.
●       Resources: Four Boise BLM engines, one Boise BLM dozer and one Boise BLM water tender
●       Fire behavior: smoldering
●       Structures threatened: none 
●       Cause: lightning

Lock Fire
●       Location: approximately five miles northwest of Mountain Home, Id near Lockman Butte
●       Size: estimated 165.8 acres
●       Contained 7/14 at 1:28 a.m.
●       Control: estimated 7/14 at 6 p.m.
●       Resources: Three Boise BLM engines and one Boise BLM water tender
●       Fire behavior: smoldering
●       Structures threatened: none 
●       Cause: lightning

Lydle Fire
●       Location: approximately ten miles southeast of Boise, Id near Bonneville Point
●       Size: estimated 32 acres
●       Contained 7/14 at 3:03 a.m.
●       Control: estimated 7/15 at 12 a.m.
●       Resources: One Boise BLM engines, Two Vale BLM engines, SRV-9 hand crew, one Boise BLM dozer and one Boise BLM water tender
●       Fire behavior: smoldering
●       Structures threatened: none 
●       Cause: lightning

Bonneville Fire
●       Location: approximately eleven miles southeast of Boise, Id near Blacks Creek Road
●       Size: estimated 7.7 acres
●       Contained 7/13 at 3:03 a.m.
●       Control: estimated 7/15 at 12 a.m.
●       Resources: One Boise BLM engine
●       Fire behavior: smoldering
●       Structures threatened: none 
●       Cause: lightning


For More Information,
·         Jared Jablonski, Fire Information and Prevention Officer, jjablonski@blm.gov
·         208.384-3378
·         Idaho Wildfires visit www.IdahoFireInfo.com

The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land located primarily in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. Diverse activities authorized on these lands generated $96 billion in sales of goods and services throughout the American economy in fiscal year 2017. These activities supported more than 468,000 jobs.  














Boise BLM firefighter performing a burnout operation on the Lydle fire.













Aerial view of the Canmay Fire.