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Saturday, July 6, 2019


Twin Falls District BLM Fire Update
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Passing thunderstorms are creating windy conditions for fire fighters, making containment difficult. Engine crews, along with dozers and aircraft work to construct containment lines and mop up hot spots. Resources remain on scene.
The National Weather Service is predicting thunderstorms over the next few days, increasing the possibility of additional new starts.

Wilson Fire-Update
       Location: approximately two miles northeast of Hazelton  
       Size: estimated 300 acres
       Containment: estimated 7/7 at 10 p.m.
       Control: estimated 7/8 at 8 p.m.
       Resources: two Boise BLM engines, one Boise BLM dozer, three overhead, three Twin Falls BLM engines, one water tender
       Fuel type: grass, brush
       Fire behavior: running and smoldering  
       Structures threatened: none
       Cause: lightning

Cinder Butte Fire- Update
       Location: approximately five miles northeast of Hazelton 
       Size: estimated 39 acres
       Containment: estimated for 7/6 at 10 p.m.
       Control: estimated for 7/7 at 6 p.m.
       Resources: First Segregation Rural Fire Department, two Twin Falls BLM Fire engines and two single engine air tankers (SEATs)
       Fuel type: grass, brush
       Fire behavior: running and smoldering
       Structures threatened: none
       Cause: lightning

Crest View Fire
Previously reported as a BLM fire, was determined to be on private land. BLM resources were able to assist our rural fire department partners in containing the blaze.  All further updates will be from our partners.


For More Information,
       Kelsey Brizendine, Fire Information and Prevention Officer, kbrizendine@blm.gov
       208-308-5991
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