Talon Fire burns 114 acres, target shooting cause of fire

Talon Fire
Posted at 10:45 AM, Jul 05, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-05 19:22:56-04

The Talon Fire near the Birds of Prey Center burned 114 acres, according to an update from the Bureau of Land Management.

BODFIRE and Boise City Fire crews responded to the fire Monday evening and had it contained by 11:30 p.m., according to BLM Idaho Fire. No structures were damaged. The cause of the fire was target shooting on private property that then spread to BLM land, according to Boise BLM's Jared Jablonski.

Estimated control is 6 p.m. Tuesday, according to BLM Idaho Fire.

The BLM has a prevention order prohibiting certain types of targets and ammunition in place from May 10 to October 20.