Author Archives: Duncan Leao

Pioneer Fire Update

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Fire blowup (8/7) as a result of thunderstorm outflow gusts and spotting across Hwy 17 between Garden Valley and Lowman.  Fire activity is forecasted to be terrain and fuels driven, expecting spotting distances up to 1 mile.  Resultant smoke is settling into valley bottom areas in the evening through morning hours impacting Garden Valley, Lowman, and Stanley communities.