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Firefighter dies battling the Moose Fire

SALMON, Idaho (KIFI) - Saturday, a procession took place for Gerardo Rincon, a fallen firefighter who died battling the moose fire. Gerardo succumbed to a medical emergency while fighting the Moose Fire on September 20th.

Now, the moose fire is 51 percent contained burning over 1-hundred and 30 thousand acres.

The lower wind speeds and moderate temperatures are expected to limit fire behavior.

Zone 1 remains in a "set" status, while zones 11,12, and 13 as well as the Beartrack mine and Leesburg are in "ready" status.

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Seth Ratliff

Seth is a reporter for Local News 8 and Eyewitness News 3.

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