Wildfire Continues to Burn North of Dietrich


By KMVT News

Dietrich, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV )

Meanwhile, Twin Falls BLM crews responded to a wildfire 1.5 miles north of Dietrich this afternoon.

No structures were threatened and the fire is expected to be contained by midnight tonight.

Control is expected by tomorrow at 8 p.m.

Six engines, one water tender, one dozer, one type III helicopter, and three single engine air tankers responded.

In addition, one air attack helped slow the progression of the cottonwood fire.

The fire is currently mapped at 1,100 acres, and the cause is under investigation.

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