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Saturday, August 7, 2021

Twin Falls District Fire Update

 


NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release: August 7, 2021

Contact: Fire Information, 208-308-5991

 

Twin Falls District BLM Fire Update

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TWIN FALLS, Idaho –   Passing thunderstorms along with windy conditions made containment difficult for firefighters on both Red Devil and Bruneau fires yesterday. Crews along with a helicopter were able to work throughout the day to create containment lines and mop up hot spots. This will be the final update, please follow our social media accounts for additional information.

 

Red Devil Fire

Location: approximately 1 mile northeast of Hailey, Red Devil Hill

·       Size: 5 acres

·       Contained: Aug. 6 at 7:30 p.m.

·       Control: estimated Aug. 7 at 6 p.m.

·       Resources: two TFD engines and a Type 1 Helicopter.

·       Fuel type: grass and brush

·       Fire behavior: smoldering and creeping.

·       Structures threatened: none

·       Cause: under investigation, lightning suspected

 

Bruneau Fire

·       Location: approximately 6 miles northwest of Wintercamp Butte

·       Size: 2,196 acres

·       Containment: estimated Aug. 7 at 8 p.m.

·       Control: estimated Aug. 8 at 8 p.m.

·       Resources: Saylor Creek Rangeland Fire Protection Association (RFPA),Three Creek RFPA,  three TFD engines and one dozer.

·       Fuel type: grass and brush

·       Fire behavior: smoldering and creeping.

·       Structures threatened: none

·       Cause: under investigation, lightning suspected

FINAL Update Clover Creek Fire

·       Location: approximately 49 miles west of Twin Falls, near Wintercamp Butte.

·       Size: 1,360 acres

·       Contained: Aug. 5 at noon.

·       Controlled:  Aug. 6 at 6 p.m.

·       Resources: resources no longer on scene

·       Fuel type: grass and brush

·       Fire behavior: none

·       Structures threatened: none

·       Cause: lightning

 

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