The cooler temperatures last night and this morning helped crews put out many fires that were ignited by lightning earlier this week. The Coonskin, Crows Nest, Buck Flat, Millerd, 3 Well, Red Bridge, Red Bridge 2, and Black Ridge fires have all been controlled and resources released.
Following are the two remaining fires burning on the Twin Falls District:
· Southeast Red Bridge Fire
o Reported: 6:07 a.m. August 1
o Location 2 miles southeast of Red Bridge
o Estimated Size: 9,900 acres
o Resources: 17 engines, 3 dozers, 1 water tender
o Estimated containment: 8/2 at 8:00 p.m.
o Estimated control: 8/3 at 8:00 p.m.
· Cinder Road
o Start: 11:14 p.m. July 31
o Location: 14 miles northeast of Hazelton
o Estimated Size: 4,244 acres
o Resources: 7 engines, 1 dozer
o Contained: 8/1 at 10:00 p.m.
o Estimated control: 8/3 at 6:00 p.m.