BLM crews respond to multiple Ffres on Fourth of July

Posted: 4:27 AM, Jul 05, 2018
Updated: 2018-07-05 10:50:15-04
BLM Crews Respond to Multiple Fires
BLM Crews Respond to Multiple Fires

The Boise District Bureau of Land Management (BLM) crews responded to multiple fires that sparked on the Fourth of July holiday. All five of the fires are believed to be human caused as of Wednesday.

The Charcoal Fire, which is about three miles northeast of Lucky Peak, has burned between 60 and 80 acres. Crews do no have an estimated time of containment yet.



The Five Cent Fire, burning southwest of Mountain Home Air Force Base, has already burned more than 550 acres. 

The other three fires have been contained overnight. The Boise BLM urges everyone to take all necessary fire safety precautions when recreating on public lands. Check for fire restrictions and wildfire prevention tips.