The Beeter fire burned approximately 3 acres, 7 miles southeast of Mountain Home off Beet Dump Road. Mountain Home Rural Fire Department responded quickly to extinguish the fire. It was contained and controlled at 7PM.
The Wash fire is burning approximately 7 miles to the southwest of Grandview. The fire is approximately 10 acres with little activity. Grandview Rural Fire Department has knocked down active flame. Three BLM engines and a contract dozer are working on their way into the fire. Containment and control time is yet to be determined.
The Spring fire is burning grass and juniper approximately 7 miles to the southeast of Silver City. A helicopter, 1 dozer, and two Smokejumpers are responding. The fire is estimated to be 20 acres in size. Estimated containment is 6:00pm tonight and controlled 8:00pm.
The Boulder and Boone fires were reported to be single trees on fire in the vicinity of the Spring fire and are showing little activity at this time.
Due to high fire activity throughout Idaho, fire officials are urging people to be very cautious when they travel and recreate. For public and fire fighter safety please heed to evacuation orders and road closures.
The public is encouraged to use the following website to access information on fire restrictions, fire prevention tips, and local wildfire information. idahofireinfo.blogspot.com