Pony Complex Final Daily Update 8-17
Incident: Pony Complex Wildfire
Location: 12 miles Northeast of Mountain Home, ID
Assigned Resources: 299 personnel
Closures: The Elk Complex Fire Closure imposed by the Boise National Forest is still in effect.
The closure includes Black’s Creek Road.
Fire Situation: Firefighters conducted extensive mopup operations yesterday on all the contained portions of the fire line extinguishing any hotspots threatening to escape
containment.With the fire 90% contained, the Boise District BLM will release the Type 2 Team and resume management of the incident starting tomorrow morning. As the team demobilizes, many of the firefighting resources will be staying on the fire to finish
full containment. A type 3 Incident Commander will direct the tactics and maintain resources on
scene until fire managers are confident the threat is diminished. The invaluable support from Elmore County landowners and the communities of Mountain Home, Dixie and Prairie is greatly appreciated, as well as the cooperation of the Idaho National Guard, local law enforcement, fire departments, and many others.
Updated information will be available at www.inciweb.org