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Colorado Gulch

INCIDENT UPDATED 7/9/2014

Approximate Location

43.491 latitude, -114.35 longitude

Incident Overview

Isolated showers and thunderstorms with high temperatures are predicted in the fire area today. Crews will continue to monitor and improve containment lines throughout the day. The Incident Commander expects containment tonight at 8:00 p.m. with control tomorrow at 8:00 p.m. There has been no growth on the fire, and crews are finding less heat in the interior.


Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseHuman
Date of OriginSunday July 06th, 2014 approx. 08:00 PM
Location3 miles West of Hailey
Incident CommanderTwin Falls BLM

Current Situation

Total Personnel106
Size728 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained70%
Estimated Containment DateWednesday July 09th, 2014 approx. 10:00 PM
Fuels Involved

Grass and brush

Significant Events

There was some interior heat yesterday, and fire fighters experienced hot conditions on the fire line.

Outlook

Planned Actions

Crews will continue to strengthen lines and work interior hot spots.

Projected Incident Activity

12 hour:None,

24 hour:

48 hour:

72 hour:

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Hot and Dry, shifting winds

Unit Information

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Twin Falls District
Bureau of Land Management
Twin Falls Fire & Aviation
400 West F Street
Shoshone, ID 83352

Incident Contact

Kelsey Dehoney
Phone: 208-308-5991

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