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Monday, August 3, 2020

Hubby Fire Update


News Release 

DATE:  August 3rd, 2020 

CONTACT: Jared Jablonski, (208) 384-3378 

 

HUBBY FIRE UPDATE 

Twitter: @BLMIdahoFire 
(#HubbyFire & #BLMBODFire) 


Start Date: 08/03/2020 

Location: Near the intersection of Hubbard and 10 Mile Creek Road, five miles southeast of the Boise Airport 

Cause: Under investigation 

Fire Size: Estimated 400 acres 

Containment Time: Estimated 8/3/20 at 8:00 pm 

Control Time: Estimated 8/4/20 at 6:00 pm 

Fire Behavior: Creeping 

Structures Threatened:  Structures are no longer threatened 

Fuels and Terrain:  Rolling hills, burning in grass and brush 

Fire Crews/Resources: four BLM engines, one BLM dozer, four Boise City Fire engines, two Meridian Fire engines, one Kuna Fire engine, one Kuna Fire water tender, one Orchard Training Range water tender, one Eagle Fire dozerone air attack, four single engine airtankers (SEATS) and one meduim helicopter. 

Evacuations:  None in effect at this time 

Closures:  10 Mile Creek Road is estimated to be reopened at 8 pm this evening 


Summary:  Crews were able to stop the forward progress of the fire and are now are working hot spots along the perimeter of the fire. No further spread is expected and crews will continue to mop up and monitor the fire over the next two days.