ST LOUIS (LALATE) – The West Hollister Fire Map 2013 enlarged Sunday after the fire broke out Saturday. The West Hollister Fire is not prompting any threats to structures, officials tell news. The wildfire is three miles northwest of Hollister, Idaho currently.
The West Hollister Fire began Saturday just after 5 pm, officials tell news. The fire is not expected to make a significant advance towards Hollister today. The blaze erupted last night from lightning. But in less than 24 hours, the fire is already at three thousand acres. officials tell news that the fire is now at sixty percent containment. They will seek full containment by Monday hopefully.
In a news statement today, officials reported that at “approximately 5:00 p.m. Saturday, lightning sparked the West Hollister Fire 3 miles northwest of Hollister, Idaho. This fire is currently to be 3,028 acres.” Idaho officials dispatched a lot of resources quickly to the scene last night. “Resources currently on scene include 15 Engines, 1 Water Tender, 2 Dozers and 1 Helicopter.”
Containment might be reached tonight, however. “Estimated containment is tonight (6/30) at midnight and control is expected at 1800 tomorrow (7/1). There are no structures threatened at this time.” For the latest fire map click HERE. For continuing coverage of this and other fire news today click HERE.