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Update on Fire near Elba
(KLIX)- Fire crews are working to dampen a fire that broke out near Elba Wednesday. Bureau of Land management officials say the Connor Creek fire is burning just two miles from the small Idaho town south east of Burley. Investigators are trying to determine what may have caused the fire...
Fire Closures to be Lifted in South Hills
(KLIX)- The Sawtooth National Forest will be opening areas where a fire burned in the South Hills. The Cassia Division and Black Pine is set to open Wednesday morning. Though the closures will be lifted, forest officials insist that people take extra precautions...
People Allowed Home for Short Time During Fire
BOISE -- Sunday's lightning storm ignited 10 small fires north of the Trinity Ridge fire. Firefighters quickly contained the majority of the fires Monday, and plan to have the fire under control by Tuesday. Due to firefighter's efforts,  Featherville and Pine residents will be allowed…
Storms Race Across Magic Valley
(KLIX)- Sundays batch of rough weather kept emergency personnel busy. Thunderstorms rolled through much of the Magic Valley with strong winds, multiple lightning strikes and some heavy rains. There were numerous reports of fires sparked by lightening as well as reports of power lines and trees being…
Burnout Begins for Fire near Featherville
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Firefighters have started a burnout operation near the central Idaho town of Featherville to deny an approaching wildfire the fuel it would need to reach hundreds of homes that were evacuated last weekend. Fire managers say favorable weather conditions allowed them start lighting…
Fire Update
(KLIX)-The Cave Canyon Fire was 100% contained at 4:00 pm on August 16th at 88,909 acres. The Eightmile Fire is contained at 211 acres. The Hot Well Fire is contained at 3,056 acres, and the Deer Hollow Fire is 97% contained at 5,440 acres...
Rock Creek Canyon Closed Through Weekend
(KLIX)- Campers headed up to the South Hills will have to wait for a little while longer. Sawtooth National Forest officials have closed off access at the forest boundaries. The Cave Canyon Fire continues to be active. Crews are holding the fire at its current position...
Mountain Towns Evacuated
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Fire crews are battling a total of nine big wildfires in Idaho, including one that is chasing residents from two small towns. Hundreds of people in Featherville and Pine packed their belongings Wednesday and cleared out of the way of the blaze expected to hit town later thi…
Cattle Fell Victim to Cave Canyon Fire
(KLIX)- A number of head of cattle located in the South Hills were killed as a result of the Cave Canyon Fire. Minidoka Fire Complex Management officials have confirmed that 20 head of cattle died from the fire. However, NewsRadio 1310 has received unconfirmed reports that the death toll could be mu…
Cave Canyon Fire Update
(KLIX)-The Cave Canyon Fire is currently 70% contained and has burned 88,909 acres. Fire crews have been able to hold the existing perimeter to the north, east and south areas of the fire. Crews have been mopping up 200 feet in and around the entire boundary of the fire...
Rain Dampens Cave Canyon Fire
(KLIX)- Rain on Friday has helped reduce the progress of the Cave Canyon Fire. Fire officials say evacuation orders are still in effect for Rock Creek Canyon and Dry Creek Road. The rain gave much needed relief for fire fighters. So far the Cave Canyon fire has burned roughly 80,000 acres...
Charity Event Changes due to Fire
(KLIX)-The Cave Creek Fire has caused several closures in addition to the mandatory evacuation. the Ride Em, Race Em, Run Em event has changed. Organizers released the following: "Due to the road closure of Rock Cr road resulting from fire danger, the Rising Stars Therapeutic Riding Center…
UPDATE – Mandatory Evacuations for Rock Creek
(KLIX)-Mandatory evacuations have now been ordered in areas around the Cave Canyon Fire early Friday morning. The Twin Falls and Cassia County Sheriffs offices have notified people living in the Rock Creek area and anyone south of Foot Hills Road...
UPDATE – Mandatory Evacuations for Rock Creek
(KLIX)-Mandatory evacuations have now been ordered in areas around the Cave Canyon Fire early Friday morning. The Twin Falls and Cassia County Sheriffs offices have notified people living in the Rock Creek area and anyone south of Foot Hills Road...
Paint Truck Catches Fire
CALDWELL, Idaho (AP) — Officials in Caldwell say three painters were injured after a cigarette sparked an explosion and fire in their van. Fire Battalion Chief Brad Carico says the three had left a job site just before 6:30 p.m. Tuesday...
Fire Watch
(KLIX)- An estimated 30,642 acres of land has been burned in the South Hills. According to fire officials crews have made progress battling the Cave Canyon Fire. The flames could be seen from Twin Falls at night as the fire made its way westward...
Incident Team Takes over Fire on Forest Land
(KLIX)- Fire crews have their hands full fighting several fires across Southern Idaho. The
Great Basin Incident Management Team One took over the Minidoka Complex fires.
Crews are battling three fires on the Minidoka Ranger District of the Sawtooth
National Forest...
Two Pickups Hit Head-on Two Killed
(KLIX)-Two people were killed Tuesday afternoon after their pickup trucks collided head-on. Idaho State Police Rose Pope, 72, of Richfield  was westbound on State Highway 24 in a 1999 Ford F350 pulling a horse trailer. She had two horses in the trailer...
Fires Blaze Around Magic Valley
(KLIX)-Fire crews are battling a number of fires across the Magic Valley here is a list provided by the Bureau of Land Management.
Flat Top 2
Location – 8 miles NE of Kamima on BLM land
Start Time – August 5th at 10:23 p.m.
Size – 7000 acres
Cause – Lightning
Resources – 9 Engines, 2 Water Tenders, 3 Doze…

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