UPDATE: Weekend Fires Burn Approximately 3,200 Acres


By Brittany Cooper

UPDATE (Sunday, 3:52 p.m.) Twin Falls County, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KTWT-TV ) The lightning-caused Kimama and West Hollister Fires have burned approximately 3,200 acres of land.

The BLM mapped out the West Hollister Fire Sunday morning and found it had burned 3,028 acres. BLM spokeswoman Kyli Gough tells us the fire should be contained Sunday evening and controlled by Monday.

UPDATE (11:02 p.m.) There are no structures being threatened at this time.

11 engines, 2 water tenders, 2 single engine air tankers, 2 dozers and 1 helicopter are fighting what's known as The West Hollister Fire.

UPDATE (9:45 p.m.) : The BLM reports the fire near Hollister is now a 2,000 acre fire. The agency hopes to have the fire contained by midnight and controlled by Sunday evening.

UPDATE: The fire is now north of Hollister and jumped 2300 East.

Twin Falls County, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KTWT-TV ) A fire has erupted on BLM ground in the Hollister area.

According to BLM spokesman Josh Olsen, the fire has amassed 1300 acres so far.

The resources include six engines, one dozer, one helicopter and a single engine air tanker.

We have a reporter at the scene and we'll have more information as it becomes available.

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