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Bearskin Fire

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Boise National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1249 S. Vinnell Way, Suite 200
Boise, Idaho, ID 83709

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News Releases — Bearskin Fire

9-7-2017 Bearskin Fire Update Released: 9/7/2017
Last night’s early evening infrared flight showed minimal growth to the fire Wednesday. Areas of intense heat are present in the interior, as well as the north, west and south parts of the fire. ...
9-6-2017 Bearskin Fire Update Released: 9/6/2017
Yesterday the fire continued spreading to the west toward Deadwood drainage and the NFS 555 road. A smoke inversion remained in place for most of the day. Due to the inversion, the fire only grew a...
9-5-2017 Red Flag warning remains in place on Bearskin Fire Released: 9/5/2017
Boise, Idaho, September 5, 2017 – Yesterday the fire moved south and west toward Deadwood Reservoir. It backed down south of the NFS road 510 into the Warm Springs and Wilson drainages. A smoke...
9-4-2017 Bearskin Fire Expected to Move Southwest toward Deadwood Reservoir Released: 9/4/2017
With a red flag warning still in place, hot, dry and unstable weather continues to dominate our area. Winds out of the north-northeast are expected for Monday through Tuesday morning, which will...
9-3-2017 - Red flag warning in effect Sunday and Monday for BNF Released: 9/3/2017
A red flag warning goes into effect this morning and will be in place through Monday evening. National fire preparedness remains at its highest level – Level 5. A red flag warning means that...
9-2-2017 Public and firefighter safety primary in Bearskin Fire efforts Released: 9/2/2017
With hot and dry weather conditions, the Bearskin Fire continues to grow. The 15, 278 acre fire is burning about 4 miles northeast of Deadwood Reservoir. A National Incident Management...
9-1-2017 Bearskin Fire Prompts Closures in the Deadwood Reservoir Area Released: 9/1/2017
BOISE, Idaho, September 1, 2017 – The 12,000 acre lightening caused Bearskin Fire continues to burn in the northern end of Bear Valley in the Lowman Ranger District. The Bearskin Fire area...
8-31-2017 Bearskin Fire increases and moves to the northeast Released: 8/31/2017
BOISE, Idaho, August 31, 2017 – The Bearskin fire driven by winds ahead of afternoon thunderstorms has increased to 11,305 acres. The fire crossed National Forest System road 579 near the Deer...
8-30-2017 High pressure system pushes Bearskin Fire west Released: 8/30/2017
BOISE, Idaho, August 30, 2017 – The lightning caused Bearskin fire is over 6,000 acres. Yesterday winds from a high pressure system pushed the fire toward the west into more dead, bug kill and...
8-29-2017 Bearskin Fire Update Released: 8/29/2017
BOISE, Idaho, August 29, 2017 – The approximate 5000-acre lightning caused Bearskin fire continues to grow as it consumes dead, bug kill and down lodgepole pine and sub-alpine fir. The area...