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Idaho Wildfires

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  • Idaho Wildfires

    We had a bad red flag night last night.

    By far the most damaging fire was in Boise last night http://cms.firehouse.com/content/art...21&sectionId=4

    1 loss of life (BSU Linguistics Professor) 10 homes destroyed, 9 damaged.

    Boise had to call a General Alarm. At the high, they had 41 engine companies on scene.

    Numerous fires throughout the Treasure Valley when a cold front with 50mph wind gusts moved through the area.

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    This fire was inside the Boise City limits.

    The Boise Fire Department released 45 minutes of video recorded from the helmet cam of one of their Captains during this fire. It will be hosted sometime today on KTVB.com

    The City of Boise is coming to the realization that Cedar Shake roofs might be an issue. The HOA in this particular subdivision has required Cedar Shakes for many years.

    My community is freaked out too. We have a couple subdivisions with similar topography. The Mayor is thinking that maybe that brush truck we have been requesting for the past three years isn't so outrageous.


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