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Friday, August 2, 2019

Sheep Creek Fire

DATE: August 2, 2019 8:30 p.m.
CONTACT: East Idaho Fire Center Information, 208-497-5934

Sheep Creek Fire
(Facebook: @IdahoFireInfo, #SheepCreekFire)

Firefighters responded to the Sheep Creek Fire Friday at 7 p.m. and are making good progress. Containment is estimated for August 2 at 10 p.m.The fire is approximately 20 acres.

Start Date: August 2, 2019, detected at 7 p.m.  
Location and Jurisdiction: 5 miles southeast of Montpelier on private.
Cause: Under investigation
Fire Size: 20 acres
Percent Contained: Containment estimated for 8/2/2019 at 10 p.m. Control estimated for 8/3/19 at noon. 
Fire Behavior: Running and creeping 
Fuels and Terrain: Grass and sage brush.
Fire Crews/Resources: 4 engines (BLM & USFS). 
Bear Lake County Fire District is assisting. 2 single engine air tankers en route.  
Structures Threatened: No structures threatened.
Evacuations: No evacuations.
Closures: No closures.