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    Boundary Fire burns 73,620 acres

    SALMON, Idaho (KIFI) – The lightning-caused Boundary Fire that started on August 10 has burned 73,620 acres and is 48% contained.

    The Boundary Fire is burning in steep and inaccessible terrain in the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness (FCRONRW), on the Middle Fork Ranger District of the Salmon-Challis National Forest and the Lowman Ranger District of the Boise National Forest. Firefighter and public safety remain the number one priority.

    The Sulphur Group mopped up hot spots around the Sulphur Creek Ranch Monday. Two miles of road preparation for a contingency line have been completed along the 579 Road. Reduced heat allowed for scouting contingency options for the Boise National Forest.

    Read more at local news 8

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