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Bandana Drive to Aid Firefighters
As we look all look for a call to action or anything we can do to help our firefighters, this post on Facebook came our way.  Blaine County is accepting donations for bandanas that firefighters can use to protect themselves from smoke and heat.
Bandana Drive to Aid Firefighters
As we look all look for a call to action or anything we can do to help our firefighters, this post on Facebook came our way.  Blaine County is accepting donations for bandanas that firefighters can use to protect themselves from smoke and heat.
Fire at Perrine Elementary in Twin Falls
At approximately 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 16, 2013, Perrine Elementary administration received a report of smoke coming from one of their four-classroom modular buildings.
Jerome Fire Cause Released
The Jerome Fire Department believes they have found the cause of the May 8th Jerome fire that originated on the first floor of 126 West Main Street in Jerome.
How Can You Help The Displaced Families In Jerome?
The fire on Main Street in Jerome has left 10 families, 47 people, without a home. Fire is something we all pray doesn't happen to our homes. My heart goes out to these people. I can not imagine not having a place for my family to go. It is times like these that it is important to support other…
Fire Investigators Looking for What Caused Jerome Fire
UPDATE: JEROME, Idaho (KLIX)- Fire officials are in Jerome trying to determine the cause of a fire that broke out Tuesday afternoon. According to city officials the State Fire Marshal is on the scene looking for clues.

JEROME, Idaho (KMVT) – Jerome Fire Officials are still on a structure fire t…
New Fire Chief for Jerome
(KLIX)- There’s a new chief  in the city of Jerome. Officials announced Deputy Chief Jack Krill has take over as the Fire Chief effective November 1st. He was hired in 2011 as the deputy chief. Krill has served fire departments in Alaska and other parts of Idaho and working in t…
Smoke will Fill the Sky in Parts of Idaho
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — If you thought the summer's smoky skies were a thing of the past, think again: Federal land managers say it's the season for fall burning activities. Starting next week, Bureau of Land Management officials on the Boise District plan to begin pile burning operation…
Closures Lifted After Thompson Creek Fire
TWIN FALLS, ID. . . .The Minidoka Ranger District would like to advise the public that the fire closure put in place for the Thompson Creek Fire is lifted today, October 18, 2012.  We would like to urge caution to forest visitors when entering the fire area...
Thompson Creek Fire Contained, Forest Says Watch Campfires
(KLIX)-The Thompson Creek Fire burning near Magic Mountain Ski area was determined 60% contained during the weekend. So far the fire has burned 150 acres. Cooler weather and precipitation helped fire fighters stop the fire from growing. Fire crews were able to hold the blaze within containment lines…
Law Enforcement to Determine Fire Cause in South Hills
(KLIX)-Fire crews continue to battle the Thompson Creek fire near Magic Mountain Ski area. According to the Forest Service it has burned abou650 acres of sage brush and sub-alpine fir. The fire is estimated to be contained by the 14th with full control by the 16th...
Rehab Funds Approved for Trinity Ridge Fire
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Federal forest officials say they have approved $4.5 million to restore acreage damaged by the Trinity Ridge Fire in the Boise National Forest. The U.S. Forest Service approved the spending this week for repairs that include watershed protection, road and trail improvements…
South Hills Fire Grows-Road Still Closed
(KLIX)- Fire fighters are battling a fire in the South Hills about half a mile from Magic Mountain. According to a Bureau of Land Management spokes person the blaze is burning just west of the ski area in Thompson Creek Drainage. Several summer homes are under threat of the fire...
One Idaho Fire Out
BOISE COUNTY (AP)-- The Karney Fire is now 100 percent contained. The Idaho Department of Lands says the 440-acre fire was contained at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. Seeding that is needed in areas that were bulldozed to help fight the fire will be completed this fall...
Volunteer Fire Fighter Arrested for Arson
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Officials in Boise County say they've arrested an 18-year-old volunteer firefighter suspected of igniting a blaze that destroyed one home and is threatening about 100 other residences. Authorities identified the suspect Tuesday as Nathanial Fay Bartholomew...
Fire Fighting C-130s Head Home
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Two military transport planes that are specially equipped to fight wildfires have returned to their home base in Cheyenne. The two C-130 planes operated by the Wyoming Air National Guard have been flying out of Boise, Idaho, for the past several weeks...
Fire Threatens North Idaho Town
LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — Firefighters are working to protect homes from a wildfire in remote Idaho County as wind gusts pushed the blaze toward the community of Dixie. Some residents fled Tuesday under a voluntary evacuation order. The U.S. Forest Service began asking residents to leave Monday a…

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