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Thursday, July 23, 2020

Antelope Fire Afternoon Update -July 23, 2020


News Release 

DATE:  July 23, 2020 

CONTACT: Jared Jablonski, (208) 384-3378 

 

ANTELOPE FIRE UPDATE 

Twitter: @BLMIdahoFire #AntelopeFire 
 

Start Date: Wednesday, July 23, 2020 

Location and Jurisdiction:  16 miles SW of Grandview, ID in the Little Jacks Creek Wilderness areaBoise District, Bureau of Land Management 

Cause: Lightning  

Fire Size: Estimated at 2,000 acres 

 Contained7/23/20 at noon 

Estimated Control: 7/24/20 at 8:00 pm 

Fire Behavior: Creeping, smoldering 

Structures Threatened:  No immediate threat to structures 

Fuels and Terrain:  The Antelope Fire is burning in grass, brush and juniper 

Fire Crews/Resources: 4 engines, dozer, 1 water tender2 hand crewsmedium helicopters. Estimated total personnel: 48 

Evacuations:  None 

Closures:  The Perjue Trail will remained closed until the Antelope Fire is controlled 

Summary:  Crews were able to stop the fires progress at established containment lines overnight and will continue to mop up hotspots throughout today and tomorrow. The fire area is under a Red Flag Warning until 9:00 pm Thursday afternoon for thunderstorms with potential outflow winds ranging from 40 - 60 mph. Fire crews will continue to monitor the weather in order to safely meet firefighting objectives. 

For more information on fires in Idaho visit www.IdahoFireInfo.com. 

For more information on fires across the country, visit https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/ 

-BLM- 

 

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