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Interior Secretary Reveals Wildfire-Fighting Plan
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell has released the initial plan for a new wildfire-fighting strategy to protect a wide swath of intermountain West sagebrush country that supports cattle ranching and is home to a struggling bird species.
Gooding Home Damaged by Fire
Gooding, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - Gooding and Wendell fire crews spent most of the night on the scene of a house fire. Gooding Fire Chief Brandon Covey said the home is in the 700 block of 8th Avenue East in Gooding.
How To Properly Dispose of Used Fireworks
You don't want to end your Independence Celebration with a fire.  And with temps in the high 90's, our yards and fields have been turned into kindling.
There are a few, simple things you can do with your fireworks to reduce the chance of something catching fire after you dispose of you…
What Is The Fine For Illegal Fireworks In Twin Falls?
The 4th of July we celebrate our independence...but that doesn't mean we are independent of laws. On Blue Lakes by the Perrine Bridge there is a sign that clearly states, “all aerial fireworks are illegal.” Most of us are aware that aerial fireworks are illegal, but …
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...

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