Skip to Content

Generic Fire estimated at 20 acres

Generic Fire2
Idaho Fire Info
Generic Fire3
Idaho Fire Info
Generic Fire1
Idaho Fire Info

ST. ANTHONY, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK) -

ST. ANTHONY, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK) - UPDATE 5:30 p.m. The Generic Fire started at approximately 11:55 p.m. Friday 15 miles West St. Anthony and adjacent to the St. Anthony Sand Dunes. 

It is now estimated at 9.3 acres.

The fire is 0% contained. Crews estimate full containment for 6 p.m. Firday.

BLM, Forest Service, Madison County, South Fremont and the Hamer Fire Departments worked together to fight the fire.

The fire now has water, retardant or dozer line all around it.

The fire ran into the St. Anthony Sand Dunes which helped stop the forward spread.


ORIGINAL: The Bureau of Land Management reports the Generic Fire is estimated at about 20 acres in the Egin-Hamer area next to the St. Anthony Sand Dunes.

The forward progression of the fire has stopped, and crews are mopping up along the flanks.

Estimated containment is 5:00 p.m. Friday.

Five federal engines, Fremont and Madison Engines, 1 dozer, 1 water tender along with a helicopter and a single-engine air tanker are fighting the fire because access is difficult due to the sandy roads. 

Article Topic Follows: News

Jump to comments ↓

Author Profile Photo

News Team

BE PART OF THE CONVERSATION

KIFI Local News 8 is committed to providing a forum for civil and constructive conversation.

Please keep your comments respectful and relevant. You can review our Community Guidelines by clicking here

If you would like to share a story idea, please submit it here.

Skip to content