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1405 Hollipark Drive 
Idaho Falls, 
1405 Hollipark Drive 
Idaho Falls, 

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  • Sawtell Peak Fire Information

Sawtell Peak Daily Updates 09.07.2022

Sawtell Peak
News - 09/07/2022

Summary: The Sawtell Peak fire is under the command of Wyoming Type 3 Team 5. The Sawtell Peak Fire is currently 37 acres, with 60% containment and 92 personnel assigned to the incident.
  Yesterday: Firefighters worked to build and strengthen containment lines. They addressed heat pockets and began mop-up. The fire’s acreage increased due to more accurate mapping of hot spots.
  Today: Firefighters will continue to build and strengthen containment lines, and mop-up. Crews will begin backhauling hose lines via helicopter. The camp will continue to downsize, and several logistical resources will be available for reassignments.
  Weather: A Fire Weather Watch is in effect through tomorrow evening. Weather conditions will continue to be unseasonably warm with low humidity. An approaching low-pressure system may bring increased winds making for near critical fire weather conditions.
  Closure Order: A Forest Closure Order remains in effect to protect public health and safety from the effects of the Sawtell Peak Fire.
  Safety Message: Please continue to be mindful of fire operations and adhere to the fire area closure order.
  A temporary flight restriction remains place, NOTAM 2/1209.