The Leone Fire near the Boise Airport has grown to 1,000 acres. BLM officials say the fire is wind driven, but that crews have made "significant progress in stopping the progression of the fire."
Crews are expecting to have the fire contained by 11 p.m. tonight.
#BLMBODFire resources have made good progress in fighting the #Leone Fire. Fire is estimated to be 1,000 acres. Estimated to be contained tonight at 11 pm and controlled tomorrow at 10 pm. pic.twitter.com/2gPFcjXfQA
— Bureau of Land Management Idaho Fire (@BLMIdahoFire) July 23, 2018
Crews are responding to a fire near the Boise Airport on Blacks Creek road.
Officials say the Leone fire is now 350+ acres. No structures are currently threatened. There is no estimated containment time.
BLM officials are responding with five engines, two dozers, one water tender, and an air attack with two helicopters and air tankers.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
— Bureau of Land Management Idaho Fire (@BLMIdahoFire) July 23, 201 8
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