Tour Tuesday: Obama officials at NIFC, Otter to tour Pocatello fire site

Gov. Butch Otter will tour the scene of the Charlotte Fire, the fast-moving range fire south of Pocatello that destroyed 66 homes.

He will tour the fire site Tuesday afternoon, at roughly the same time Department of Homeland Security Director Janet Napolitano and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack tour the National Interagency Fire Center in Boise.

And like Napolitano and Vilsack, Otter will meet with the media Tuesday to talk fires — albeit at a different news conference, in Pocatello.

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Whenever the feds come to town

Otter scurries off to another part of the state