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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…
Fires Spark Sunday Night
SHOSHONE – Multiple fires around the Twin Falls Bureau of Land Management District kept crews busy Sunday night. The largest of the those fires is the East Hollister. It is estimated at approximately 500 acres with containment set for 10 a...
Fire Season to Heat Up
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Wildfire experts say states across the West are now at the highest risk of the season for wildfires as hot weather patterns continue to dry out fuels and forests across the region. Ed Delgado at the National Interagency Fire Center says the biggest concern in August comes for Nor…
Fire North of Stanley Difficult for Firefighters
BOISE -- A wildfire burning in the central Idaho wilderness has grown to 3,700 acres. Fire
managers’ report the Halstead Fire is actively burning in subalpine fir and
lodgepole pine, about 18 miles northwest of Stanley. KTVB reports fire activity
has forced the closure of several campgr…
Fire Update
(KLIX)- A number of fires started up on Sunday as a result of thunderstorm activity. The largest is the Owinza fire just north of Hazelton. At last estimated it has burned roughly 34,507 acres as of Monday afternoon. Several aircraft and fire engines are working on that blaze...
More Fires Char Southern Idaho
(KLIX)- More fires started up yesterday spreading resources out across southern Idaho. Lightening sparked a fire Northeast of Minidoka. The Wapi Fire charred roughly 160 acres as of Wednesday afternoon. Several fire engines as well as aircraft are fighting that blaze...
Kenyon Fire Now 75% Contained
(KLIX)- The Kinyon Road Fire is about 75 percent contained as of Tuesday evening. Bureau of Land Management officials say full containment is expected later this morning. Full control could happen by the weekend. So far it has burned roughly 216,000 acres south of Castleford...
More Fires Spark Across Southern Idaho
(KLIX)-The Laidlaw fire has burned 8,100 acres of the Shoshone Field Office, south of the Bear Den Butte Wilderness Study Area and is estimated to be contained tomorrow at 1800.  No structures are threatened, resources include one dozer, seven engines, and air support...
Kinyon Rd Fire Slowly Contained
(KLIX)- As of Monday the Kinyon Road Fire has burned more than 190,000 acres. It is expected to burn more than 200,000 acres before it is extinguished. Fire crews have been battling the blaze since Saturday afternoon. On Monday a national Type II Team has moved in to relieve local resources...
Fire Shuts Down I-84
(KLIX)-Officials had to shut down Interstate 84 near Mountain Home. The Benwalk Fire burned along the interstate from Exit 90 to Exit 122 near Hammett. I-84 was closed for about 4 1/2 hours on Monday afternoon while Bureau of Land Management and emergency personnel battled the fire...

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