Fire crews are battling a blaze on the Sawtooth National Forest eight miles north of Fairfield. According to the U.S. Forest Service, the Phillips Fire was reported on August 5, in the Free Gold Creek drainage.
Last week a fire broke out near Shoshone called the Drops Fire. It started July 31st and was fully controlled by August 4th. It burned nearly 4 thousand acres. A birds eye view shows the aftermath of the fire.