BOISE, Idaho — UPDATE: The forward progress of the fire has been stopped by crews and crews are working hot spots along the perimeter of the fire. At 7:40 p.m. Monday, the fire was estimated to be around 400 acres and structures are no longer threatened. No further spread is expected and crews will continue to mop up and monitor the fire over the next two days.
Four BLM engines, one BLM dozer, four Boise City Fire engines, two Meridian Fire engines, one Kuna Fire engine, one Kuna Fire water tender, one Orchard Training Range water tender, one Eagle Fire dozer, one air attack, four single-engine air tankers (SEATS) and one helicopter were on scene.
#BLMBODFire, Boise City Fire, Kuna Fire and Eagle Fire have stopped the forward progress of the #HubbyFire at an estimated 200 acres. Structures are no longer threatened at this time and 10 Mile Creek Road should be opening soon. pic.twitter.com/Gzv2UWLS6h— Bureau of Land Management Idaho Fire (@BLMIdahoFire) August 4, 2020
ORIGINAL STORY: Firefighters from multiple agencies are protecting structures south of Boise as a wildfire is burning hundreds of acres. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and fire crews from Boise, Kuna, Meridian and Eagle are battling the "Hubby Fire" located near the intersection of 10 Mile Creek and Hubbard Road, south of the Boise Airport.
According to the Ada County Sheriff's Office, there are around 20 units on scene and the fire is now moving away from structures. It is estimated between 200 and 400 acres.
10 Mile Creek Road between Hubbard and Pleasant Valley Road is closed at this time. The BLM asks people to avoid the area if possible.