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Brush fire burning southeast of Fort Hall

Published On: Jul 01 2013 02:50:42 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 01 2013 05:09:48 PM CDT
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MGN Online

FORT HALL, Idaho -

A brush fire is burning southeast of Fort Hall. 

A representative at the Eastern Idaho Interagency Center said the fire is in the hills east of 2 1/2 mile road.  

The fire has burned approximately 175 acres in heavy juniper trees as of 1 p.m. Monday.

The fire was reported just before 8 p.m. Sunday and is believed to have been started by lightning on Saturday, they said.

No structures are threatened at this time.    They are estimating containment at 8 p.m. Monday.