Tagged: wildfire

Rain helps control Cougar Fire

By Lyndsie Kiebert
Reader Staff

The 7,608-acre Cougar Fire was 50 percent contained on Wednesday, according to fire officials. Thanks to 0.5-0.75 inches of rain on the fire the last …

Fires blaze close to home

By Lyndsie Kiebert
Reader Staff

The July 27 lightning storm started 93 fires across the Coeur d’Alene Interagency Dispatch Zone, with 11 growing to be greater than five acres, totaling …

Fires reported in Bonner Co.

By Ben Olson
Reader Staff

Two fires have been reported in Bonner County. Starts of unknown origin were reported at Carr Creek and Trestle Creek.

The Carr Creek start was …

Fire restrictions lifted

By Cameron Rasmusson
Reader Staff

Just about everyone greeted the turn from blazing heat to cool, rainy weather this week with a sigh of relief. But forest firefighters aren’t out …

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