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BOISE -- More than 15 wildfires are burning throughout southern Idaho and eastern Oregon.

As of July 3, the majority continue to grow in high desert areas near Twin Falls, Idaho and southeast of Vale, Oregon near Homedale, Idaho.
So far, more than 60,000 acres have burned in total.

Due to record-high temperatures and extremely dry conditions, the public is asked to use caution during 4th of July celebrations to prevent the outbreak of more fires.

EASTERN OREGON / WESTERN IDAHO

Curry CanyonFire
Started 7.2.13, acreage burned unknown

Owhyee Fire
30,000 - 40,000 acres burned

Pascal Fire, Crooked Creek, Sand Springs Fires
18,000 acres burned in total

Pascal Fire
2,800 acres

Crooked Creek Fire
10,000 acres

Sand Springs Fire
5,000 acres

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Turner Fire
300 acres
Expected to be controlled 7.3.13

TWIN FALLS / MAGIC VALLEY

North Laidlaw Butte Fire
Start: 5:19 p.m. July 1, 2013
Location: 1 Miles NE of North Laidlaw Butte (Craters of the Moon Wilderness)
Estimated size: .25 acre
Resources: None at this time, monitor status
Estimated containment: not available, currently in monitor status
Estimated control: not available, currently in monitor status
Cause: Lightning
Structures: None threatened
Ownership: Craters of the Moon National Monument

Emery Fire
Start: 5:25 p.m. July 1, 2013
Location: 13 miles S of Oakley, ID
Estimated size: 580 acres
Resources: 7 engines, 2 water tenders, 2 dozers, 1 helicopter, 1 crew.
Estimated containment: July 3rd (time not specified)
Estimated control: July 6th
Cause: Lightning
Structures: None threatened
Ownership: BLM

Railroad 40 Fire
Start: 5:44 p.m. July 1, 2013
Location: 20 miles NE of Paul, ID
Estimated size: 0.1 acres
Resources: 3 engines responded and have left the scene
Contained: July 1st at 1835
Controlled: July 1st at 1835
Cause: Human
Structures: None threatened
Note: last update for Railroad fire

Jim Brown Fire
Start: 6:22 p.m.
Location: 6 miles SE of Richfield, ID
Estimated size: 13,000 acres
Resources: 9 engines and Carey Rural Fire Department
Estimated containment: July 3rd at 1800
Estimated control: July 5th at 1800
Cause: Lightning
Structures: None at this time.
Ownership: BLM

Pointe Fire
Start: 6:28 p.m.
Location: 6 miles SW of Rogerson, ID
Estimated size: 1,700 acres
Resources: 3 Engines, 1 Water Tender, 2 air tankers, 1 helicopter, 8 smokejumpers
Estimated containment: July 5th at 1800
Estimated control: July 7th at 1800
Cause: Lightning
Structures: none at this time
Ownership: BLM

South Pointe Fire
Start: 6:28 p.m.
Location: 9 miles S of Rogerson, ID
Estimated size: 152 acres
Resources: 3 Engines, 1 Dozer
Estimated containment: July 2nd at 2200
Estimated control: July 3rd at 2000
Cause: Lightning
Structures: none at this time
Ownership: BLM

Hwy 46 MM 103 Fire
Start: 6:52 p.m.
Location: 3 miles N of Wendell, ID
Estimated size: 2,000 acres
Resources: 6 engines, 1 water tender, 1 dozer
Contained: July 2nd at 1800
Controlled: July 3rd at 2000
Cause: Human
Structures: None at this time
Ownership: BLM

Silver Creek Fire
Start: 5:19 p.m. July 1, 2013
Location: 9 miles S of Carey, ID
Estimated size: 9.5 acres
Resources: All resources off fire
Contained: July 1st at 2300
Controlled: July 1st at 2300
Cause: Lightning
Structures: None threatened
Ownership: BLM
Note: last update for Silver Creek fire

Heaven Fire
Start: July 1st at 12:10pm
Location: 10 miles SW of Hill City,ID
Estimated size: 700 acres
Resources: 7 engines, 2 dozers, 1 helicopter, 8 smokejumpers
Estimated containment: July 4th
Estimated control: July 6th
Cause: Lighting
Structures: No structures currently threatened
Ownership: BL

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