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Monday, July 15, 2019

Boise District BLM Fire Update


News Release

For Immediate Release: July 15, 2019
Contact: Jared Jablonski, 208-384-3378

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

Four of the seven wildfires ignited over the past few days have been controlled and fire crews have made substantial progress on the remaining three. This will be the last news release for these fires unless significant activity occurs.

Canmay Fire
●       Location: approximately eight miles north of Mountain Home, Id near the intersection of Canyon Creek and Mayfield roads
●       Size: mapped at 1,010 acres
●       Containment: 7/13 at 11:59 p.m.
●       Control: estimated 7/15 at 6 p.m.
●       Resources: two Boise BLM engines
●       Fire behavior: smoldering
●       Structures threatened: none 
●       Cause: lightning

Heart Fire
●       Location: approximately fifteen miles southeast of Weiser, Id near Heart Gulch
●       Size: mapped at 1529 acres
●       Containment: estimated 7/15 at 8 p.m.
●       Control: estimated 7/16 at 8 p.m.
●       Resources: three Boise BLM engines, two Vale BLM engines, two Boise BLM dozers,  SRV Crew1 hand crew, SRV-9 hand crew, Payette Engine 421 and FS Engine 413
●       Fire behavior: smoldering
●       Structures threatened: none 
●       Cause: lightning

Alkie Fire
●       Location: approximately 20 miles southeast of Weiser, Id near Dry Creek  
●       Size: mapped at 86 acres
●       Containment: 7/15 at 12 noon
●       Control: estimated 7/15 at 8 p.m.
●       Resources: two Boise BLM engines
●       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.