29 Sep 2009, 5:01pm
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Abby Foofurb* Fire

Location: 20 miles NE of Idaho City, Boise Co., ID
Specific Location: Boise NF, Lat 43° 58´ 21″, Lon 115° 28´ 39″

Date of Origin: 08/29/2009
Cause: lightning

Situation as of 09/29/2009 3:15 pm
Size: 950 acres
Percent Contained: 0%

Resources on the fire to check the progression on the north flank into Pikes Fork and the SE corner to the FS RD 303. Closed FS RD 348 Crooked River and FS RD 312 Pikes Fork.


Situation as of 09/28/2009 4:15 pm
Personnel: 6
Size: 630 acres
Percent Contained: 0%

MMA: not reported

Fire moving to the north toward the Crooked River area. Notifying the public that are in those campground areas. Using aircraft and some ground personnel to try to [sic] herd the fire. Confine and contain strategy. Active fire behavior with running and spotting.

*foofurb: euphemism for “fire used for resource benefit.” However, as is usual with foofurbs, no benefits have been elucidated, no EIS created, no public involvement or hearings held.



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