Idaho Department Of Lands Press Release:
The Triumph Lane fire in Nez Perce County has burned one trailer home and up to four outbuildings after starting this afternoon and quickly growing to 600 acres with strong winds.
Two structures are immediately threatened and the Nez Perce County Sheriff's Deputies are going door to door to evacuate any people inside.
The fire is burning in grass and brush east of the Nez Perce National Historic Park where U.S. 12 and Highway 95 meet. It is burning in a sparsely populated area near the community of Culdesac.
Forty personnel worked throughout the afternoon on aggressive initial attack of the fire. Seven engines, two water tenders, and one dozer are currently working to contain the fire, with two additional 20-person hand crews ordered and expected to arrive Tuesday.
One helicopter and a single engine air tanker also dropped water on the fire throughout the afternoon, and two heavy air tankers and two helicopters are on order.
Most resources will continue to work the fire throughout the night.
The fire is being managed by the Idaho Department of Lands Craig Mountain Forest Protective District under Incident Commander Gene Phillips, with assistance from the Nez Perce Tribe, Nez Perce County Rural Fire Department, and Winchester Rural Fire District.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Updates on the Triumph Fire can be found online at http://inciweb.org/incident/3682/.