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The Adams County Record Wesley Fire Continued from front page the fire cost was printed as $4,029.159. If only it really only cost that much'. 'he real number of course was over $4 million, not $4 thousand. The cost of the fire since last week has more than doubled to over $9.4 million. Since the Wesley Fire went to a Type 1 team, the personnel and equipment have been a little easier to obtain. At last report, their were 7 helicopters, 24 engines, and 911 firefighters in 33 crews on the job - even more than the much larger Sheep Fire. Tuesday's Wesley fire report: "It crossed Twin Lakes Creek and Echols Creek into .the northeast slope of Echols Mountain to Lake Fork Creek. However, with the help of rainfall Sunday night and a cool day Monday, the fire is 15,233 acres:' "Fire crews took advantage of the wet ground and cooler temperatures gaining ground with fire line construction from Bear Creek working north towards the Twin Lakes area. Crews worked to extinguish hot spots' along the edge and were able to improve existing Wednesday, September 26, 2012 Page 13 containment lines. Skidgines have been working with crews to extinguish hot spots and construct fire line and feller buncher machines are removing trees to widen existing roads. They are also felling hazard trees for firefighter safety and for use as fire breaks in the future" "Today's objectives are to continue building fire lines in the southwest corner of the fire working north towards the Twin Lakes area. On the eastern area of the fire, crews will continue to hold and improve line along Forest Road 079. Crews throughout the area will continue constructing line and extinguishing hot spots with support of helicopter water A "skidgine" is a machine that is a combination of a fire engine and dozer with water carrying capacities and an attached hose reel and a dozer blade on the other end to push debris away. drops:' Sheep Fire The Sheep fire, seven miles north of Riggins, has now reached over 47,228 acres and is 40% contained. The fire is being fought by 567 firefighters on 12 crews, 5 helicopters, 14 dozers and 13 water tender trucks. The Forest Service said: "The fire is expected to continue to back into the west side of Allison Creek and the West Fork of Allison Creek. Fire perimeter in Fiddle Creek will continue to establish itself in the upper reaches of the drainage. The fire is expected to spread east into Nut Basin along the .441 road. The north side of Slate Creek will continue to see activity as the main fire and the fire from the burnout operations grow together." *FOR* SWITCH TO ALLTEL AV DRE EUECT IIIillUllU AIItel S19 99 s75 Talk & Text & 2GB Data /nllo Save Verizon S 19999 $100oo $300/yr iPhone 4S UNLIMITED 'folk & ]bxt & 2GB Data , e-tttet" wireless aUtelwireless.com/storelocator 1-800-alltel- 1 Available for new & existing customers at participating Alltel locations. * Verizon rate plan information was sourced online as of 8/30/12. SUBJECT TO ALLTEL TERMS AND CONDITIONS; SEE STORE 0 R ALLTELWlRELE SS.CO M. We reserve the right to substitute the phone offered. Offers available in participating markets/locations for a limited time while supplies last. Federal, state & local taxes & charges apply. AIItel may charge monthly connectivity, regulatory, administrative & 911 surcharges as well as federal 8= state Universal Service Fund fees (all may vary by customer usage). These additional fees may not be taxes or government-required charges & are subject to change. See your AIItel customer service representative & your monthly bill. $25 non-refundable activation fee & possible early termination fee apply per line. Restrictions apply to business & prepaid customers. All product & service marks referenced are the names, trade names, trademarks & Iogos of their respective owners. Android is a trademark of Ooogle Inc.; use of this trademark is subject to Google Permissions. S croon images are simulated. @2012 Allied Wireless Communications Corporation. All rights reserved. 101035 Weiser company introduces U of I Product Line Weiser Classic Candy, chocolate, brushed with announced this week silver or gold, a Vandal that it has now finalized Bar, solid chocolate the process to license an Idaho's & footballs official line of University wrapped in U of I colors of Idaho products. The and their newest creation, product line includes Vandy Candy, a golden black, gold, & silver pineapple center candy, wrapped Velvet Mints, dipped in exquisite Spirit Sticks, a pretzel dark chocolate and rod dipped in homemade .emblazoned with silver caramel, and dark or gold. Four generations of donors Taylor Cole making her first blood donation. Standing, left to right: Debbie Paradis, Esther Stover, Patty Holm. BY DALE FISK great grandmother Esther At Council's Red Cross Stover, came to give blood drive on Monday, Taylor moral support Taylor Cole's mother, while she made her first Debbie Paradis, grand-blooddonation. mother Patty Holm, and