Trapper Creek Fire starts on Minidoka Ranger District

Release Date: Jul 7, 2017  


DATE:  July 7, 2017                                     PHONE:  208-737-3262


Trapper Creek Fire starts on Minidoka Ranger District


BURLEY, ID – A lightning caused fire was reported yesterday at 4:45 pm in the Trapper Creek area on the Minidoka Ranger District, Sawtooth National Forest.


Currently the fire is 250 acres in size.  It is burning in grass, sage, and juniper.  There are 4 engines, a helicopter, air tankers, and various personnel assisting on this fire.  Additional resources are enroute to the fire today.  Hot and dry conditions are forecasted for the next several days. 


Please do not travel into the area where firefighters are working for their safety and yours. 


If you have questions please contact the Minidoka Ranger District at 208-678-0430.








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