DOE News Release – Wildland Fire Alert

Date: Tuesday, August 7, 2007
Time: 4 p.m.

Wildland fire occurring at Idaho National Laboratory – information being gathered at Emergency Operations Center

A wildland fire is occurring at the U.S. Department of Energy's Idaho National Laboratory. The fire is about 1 mile northeast of the INL main gate.

INL Communications is now gathering information about the incident. As soon as details can be obtained and confirmed, information will be provided to the media.

INL emergency organizations are responding to the incident. State, county and tribal officials will be notified.

INL's emergency Joint Information Center at the Engineering Research Office Building, 2525 Fremont Ave., Idaho Falls, is being activated to answer questions. Media should call (208) 526-9206, not your regular INL contacts. Employees and the public can call (208) 526-5042.


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