Small grass fire sparks near Veteran's Memorial Park

Posted at 7:51 PM, Jun 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-21 22:14:49-04

Boise Fire has contained a small grass fire that broke out near Veteran's Memorial Park and the Boise Greenbelt on Tuesday night. 

Officials tell 6 On Your Side that about 150 yards burned before they were able to put the flames out.

Officials say they received a call about 6:49 p.m. and were able to contain the blaze in about 25 minutes. 

At this time, fire personnel say the cause of the flames is unknown, but they do say cigarette butts have caused similar fires in the past.