Dixie-Jumbo Fires (ID) (Wildfire)

The Dixie and Jumbo fires are located approximately 40 miles southeast of Grangeville and 15 miles south of Elk City, Idaho, near the communities of Comstock and Dixie. The fires are managed by a local Type 3 Incident Management Team (IMT). The team is focused on firefighter and public safety and protecting values at risk.  A Type 2 IMT has been ordered and the order is being filled; additional details will be forthcoming regarding the transfer of command.  The Dixie Fire increased 650 acres yesterday, for a total of 40,519 acres. The fire is growing to the south along the Salmon River and it’s expected to reach Tepee and Jersey Creek possibly today.The Jumbo saw an increase of 53 acres yesterday, for a total of 2,399 acres. The fire sits at zero percent containment. The fire is moving to the south towards the Salmon River and continues to be evaluated for further actions from the air and fire professionals on the

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