Any updates on the Fire Near Ola Idaho???

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Gold Run Fire

North of Ola in Idaho Department of Lands Jurisdiction


Type 2 Great Basin ICT ordered

Still working on finding an incident number and more info

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From Idaho Lands FB page

New Incident: Goldrun Fire
Idaho Department of Lands (IDL) firefighters are on the scene of the 50-acre Goldrun Fire located approximately four miles northeast of Ola, Idaho in Gem County. The wildfire is burning in grass and timber.
Structures are threatened, but there are currently no evacuations ordered.
Firefighters were dispatched this evening just after 6:30 p.m. with the blaze being attacked by air and by ground. Approximately 80 personnel are on the fireline, including engines and a dozer from Bureau of Land Management, hand crews from the Forest Service, and an IDL engine. The IDL Teakean Hand Crew has been ordered for tomorrow.
Two large air tankers and one type 2 helicopter have been making water drops, with a second helicopter ordered for tomorrow.
The fire has slowed its progress since the sun went down and temperatures have cooled.
Firefighters will remain on the scene throughout the night.
The wildfire is currently under investigation.
#IDLFireInfo, #GoldrunFire


Correct Unit ID is ID-SWS-Goldrun

Great Basin Team 6 mobilizing

700+ acres this afternoon and actively burning


It’s been cranking all afternoon


As of 0955, 7/20/23

Incident #: 2023-IDSWS-000552

Size: 849 acres

Initial Location: 25.8 miles NNE of Emmett, ID

Fire Unit: Idaho Department of Lands β€” Southwest Supervisory Area

Fuels: Grass & Ponderosa

Dispatch Notes:

Unitid: sws, do: state, adminu: d06 - USFS bof, juris: usfs, cnty: gem, sghab: , elev: 4400’ - 4600’, acec: , wldns: , rfd: gem county fire protection #2


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The Goldrun Fire has grown to nearly 850 acres since yesterday afternoon. The local sheriff has not issued evacuation orders, but structures remain threatened. The fire is approximately three miles northeast of Ola, Idaho in Gem County, about an hour north of Boise. The wildfire is burning in grass and timber.

The fire continues to be fought aggressively by air and on the ground. Seven (7) helicopters are dropping water and several air tankers are dropping retardant. On the ground there are five (5) 20-person hand crews, two (2) water tenders and seven (7) engines. There are currently 200 fire personnel assigned to the fire.

Crews are constructing dozer lines and hand lines and have completed one back burn in effort to create fire breaks to stop the blaze from spreading.

The major issues faced by the firefighters include weather, poor recovery of humidity at night, high temperatures, wind and terrain.

A Type 3 Incident Command team is in place and a Type 2 Great Basin Incident Management Team enroute to take over fire management. A Type 2 team brings with it more people and resources to handle the complexity of the fire. They will be briefed Friday evening.

As with all fires on land protected by the Idaho Department of Lands, firefighters are aggressively attacking the fire.

Communication with Incident Command has been difficult due to a lack of cell service causing delays in relaying information to the public. A communication site is being established and should help improve the situation.

The wildfire is currently under investigation.

#IDLFireInfo, #GoldrunFire