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Monday, June 21, 2021

EIIFC News Release-Black Knoll Fire



News Release

For Immediate Release: June 21, 2021 5 p.m.

Contact: Edith Raya,, 208-521-8709


Black Knoll Fire

Twitter: @BLMIdahoFire

Facebook: Idaho Fire Info



Start Date: 06/21/2021


Location and Jurisdiction: 10 miles North of St. Anthony


Cause: Under investigation


Fire Size: estimated at 150 acres


Percent Contained:  0%, Estimated containment midnight tonight as of 06/21/2021.


Fire Behavior: Fire is actively burning towards the north. 


Structures Threatened:  None


Fuels and Terrain:  Burning in grass, sage, and juniper.


Fire Crews/Resources: 5 engines, 2 dozers, 2 single-engine air tankers (SEATS), 1 type 3 helicopter, 1 large air tanker on order. (BLM, USFS, South Fremont, and North Fremont)


Evacuations:  None in effect.


Closures:  NonePublic is advised to stay away from Sand Creek Road if possible.


Summary: The Black Knoll fire started at approximately 5 p.m. today 10 miles North of St. Anthony. BLM, Forest Service, South Fremont, and North Fremont resources responded. The fire is actively burning in grass, sage and Juniper. Fire is burning on BLM, State, and private land.


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