NEW U.S. WILDFIRES | JUNE 27 2017

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Thank you for reading our post!  We have been busy breaking down wildfire news into sections.  Hopefully, you’ll get a little taste of what’s happening in our region.  This post only includes NEW wildfires that is overnight Breaking News.

Hope you enjoy!

IDAHO

#Breeze Fire

Boise District, BLM. 11 miles NW of Mountain Home, ID. Short grass. Active fire behavior with wind-driven runs and running. Residences threatened. 800 acres.  20% contained.  19 personnel.  2 engines. $30,000 CTD.

#Lock Fire

Boise District, BLM. 4 miles NW of Mountain Home, ID. Short grass and brush. Active fire behavior with running, flanking and backing. Residences threatened.  1,500 acres. 20% contained.  35 personnel.  7 engines.  $75,000 CTD.

#Ditto Fire

Boise District, BLM. 15 miles NW of Mountain Home, ID. Short grass. Moderate fire behavior with running and flanking.  500 acres.  25% contained.  5 personnel.  1 engine.  $10,000 CTD.

#BeetDump Fire

Boise District, BLM. 8 miles SW of Mountain Home, ID. Short grass. Active fire behavior with running.  1,500 acres.  20% containment.  16 personnel.  5 engines.  $5,000 CTD.

#Yeti Fire

Boise District, BLM. 30 miles West of Mountain Home, ID. Short grass. Active fire behavior with running. 3,000 acres.  20% contained.  36 personnel.  1 crew.  3 engines.  $15,000 CTD.

NEVADA

#Cole Creek Fire

Elko District, BLM. 9 miles South of Carlin, NV. Brush and short grass. Extreme fire behavior with long-range spotting, wind-driven runs and running. Sage-grouse habitat threatened.  2,500 acres.  10% contained.  115 personnel.  3 crews.  5 engines. 2 helicopters.  $200,000 CTD.

#Dolly Fire

Elko District, BLM. 40 miles NW of Wells, NV. Brush and tall grass. Active fire behavior with wind-driven runs and long-range spotting. Sage-grouse habitat threatened. 500 acres.  0% contained.   8 personnel.  $10,000 CTD.

CALIFORNIA

#Hill Fire

San Luis Obispo Unit, Cal Fire. 6 miles East of Santa Margarita, CA. Short grass, brush and chaparral.  Extreme fire behavior with running, long-range spotting and uphill runs. Numerous structures threatened.  Evacuations, road and area closures in effect.  1,500 acres.  5% contained.  413 personnel.  12 crews.  50 engines.  2 structures lost.  $1.5M CTD.

FLORIDA

#Cable Fire

Florida Forest Service. 15 miles SE of St. Cloud, FL. Southern Rough. Minimal fire behavior. 350 acres.  75% contained.  2 personnel.  $1,000 CTD.

 

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