Lava Mountain Fire now more than 250 acres

Here is the latest on the Lava Mountain Fire from the USFS: A new fire has grown to over 250 acres on Lava Mountain northwest of Dubois on the Wind River Ranger District of the Shoshone National Forest. The Lava Mountain Fire is active in thick timber. A variety of resources are either on scene or en route to the fire. These include a very large air tanker (VLAT), three heavy air tankers, two single engine air tankers, one heavy helicopter, one light helicopter, two hand crews, and seven fire engines with a strike team for structure protection. A Type 2 Incident Command Team has been ordered and should arrive late Sunday. *photo h/t Diane Brink* #county10 #news