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Sunday, August 30, 2020

 

News Release

DATE:  August 30th, 2020

CONTACT: Jared Jablonski, (208) 384-3378

 

TWOS FIRE UPDATE

Twitter: @BLMIdahoFire
(#TwosFire & #BLMBODFire)

Start Date: 08/29/2020

Location: 37 miles southeast of Jordan Valley, Oregon near Two Springs

Cause: Lightning

Fire Size: Estimated at 100 to 150 acres

Containment Time: Estimated at 8/31/20 at 6:00 pm

Control Time: Estimated at 9/2/20 at 6:00 pm

Fire Behavior: Creeping, with isolated runs

Structures Threatened:  None

Fuels and Terrain:  Rocky and steep terrain. Burning in grass, brush and juniper

Fire Crews/Resources: Eighteen smokejumpers, two type one hand crews, one air attack, two single engine airtankers (SEATS), four heavy airtankers and one medium helicopter. Estimated total personnel: 60

Evacuations:  None

Closures:  None

Summary:  Remote access and difficult terrain have added to the complexity of suppression efforts on the Twos Fire. Fire crews and multiple aircraft are working hard to establish containment lines and to stop all active fire spread.