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Saturday, July 13, 2019

Twin Falls District BLM Fire Update
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Twin Falls District BLM Fire Management and our partners are responding to multiple starts throughout the District. Fires listed below are confirmed fires, with resources responding and/or on scene. New fires will be posted to social media accounts, then included on later fact sheets.  

Clover Fire

●       Location: approximately 30 miles southwest of Buhl, near Horse Butte
●       Size: estimated 1500 acres
●       Containment: estimated 7/13 at 12:00 p.m.
●       Control: estimated 7/14 at 6:00 p.m.
●       Resources: six Twin Falls District BLM Fire Management engines (TFD) engines, one water tender
●       Fuel type: grass, brush
●       Fire behavior: creeping, smoldering
●       Structures threatened: none
●       Cause: lightning

The Clover fire is located 30 miles southwest of Buhl, within the Jarbidge Field Office and is currently the largest fire on the District. Fire fighters are facing high temperatures and low relative humidity today. Developing thunderstorms and high winds are also of concern. Resources are working to create containment lines and mop up hot spots, but difficult terrain and weather conditions are slowing progress. 

Pipeline Fire

●       Location: approximately 10 miles northwest of Delco, near the I-84/I-86 interchange 
●       Size: estimated 135 acres
●       Containment: 7/12 at 7:30 p.m.
●       Control: 7/13 at 2:00 p.m.
●       Resources: Cassia Rural Fire Department, two TFD engines, one water tender, one dozer
●       Fuel type: grass, brush
●       Structures threatened: none
●       Cause: lightning

Eden Fire- Final Update

●       Location: approximately three miles north of Eden, near Cinder Butte
●       Size: estimated 5 acres
●       Containment: estimated for 7/12 at 10:00 p.m.
●       Control: estimated for 7/13 at 6:00 p.m.
●       Resources: First Segregation Rural Fire Department, 1 TFD engine
●       Fuel type: grass, brush
●       Structures threatened: none
●       Cause: lightning

Higgins Fire- Final Update

●       Location: near old Three Creek Store
●       Size: estimated 0.25 acres
●       Containment: estimated for 7/13 at 4:00 p.m.
●       Control: estimated for 7/13 at 8:00 p.m.
●       Resources: Three Creek Rangeland Fire Protection Association, one TFD engine
●       Fuel type: willow, brush
●       Fire behavior: none
●       Structures threatened: none
●       Cause: lightning


For More Information,
●       Kelsey Brizendine, Fire Information and Prevention Officer,
kbrizendine@blm.gov
●       208-308-5991
●       Idaho Wildfires visit
www.IdahoFireInfo.com