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Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Malad Summit Fire

For Immediate Release: September 03, 2019, 3 p.m.
Contact: EIIFC Fire Information, 208-497-5934

Malad Summit Fire
Facebook: Idaho Fire Info

The Malad Summit Fire is north of Malad Summit, west of I-15. It is approximately 100 acres and actively burning. Structures are threatened. Bannock County Sheriff's Office is conducting evacuations.

Start Date: September 3, 2019 at approximately 2 p.m.

Location and Jurisdiction: North of Malad Summit, west side of I-15. Started off the interstate burning near USFS and private

Cause: Under investigation

Fire Size:  100 acres and growing

Percent Contained:  0% contained, containment estimated for 9/4/19 at 10 p.m.

Fire Behavior: Active and running uphill.
Fuels and Terrain:  Burning juniper and grass up steep terrain

Fire Crews/Resources: 5 engines, 1 dozer, 1 water tender, 2 single engine air tankers and 1 very large air tanker.

Structures Threatened: Yes structures threatened

Evacuations: Bannock County Sheriff's Office conducting evacuations.

Closures: No closures

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