Fire Starts on Ketchum Ranger District

Release Date: Aug 17, 2012  

DATE: August 17, 2012

CONTACT: JULIE THOMAS, Public Affairs

PHONE: 208-731-8604


Fire Starts on Ketchum Ranger District
 


Ketchum, Id. . . . A fire started on the Ketchum Ranger District in the top of Red Warrior on August 16th, 2012. It was reported at 3:00 p.m... The fire is burning in timber and torching and spotting is occurring. Currently it is at 350 acres. Resources include local initial attack, District Resources as well as 2 Type 2 Helicopters from the Sawtooth National Forest and Bureau of Land Management. Resources have been ordered to assist in this effort and will begin arriving today.