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Fire burns 10 acres of grain near Idaho Falls

By Staff Writer
Published On: Aug 05 2013 05:53:50 PM CDT
Updated On: Aug 06 2013 11:21:23 AM CDT
tommy jensen fire north of idaho falls

A fire burned 10 acres of grain on the 115 North block of Fifth West in Bonneville County. Photo by Tommy Jensen.

BONNEVILLE COUNTY, Idaho -

A fire that burned on the 115 North block of Fifth West on Monday afternoon is out.

It started in a grain field around 5 p.m. and threatened homes. It was extinguished before 5:30 p.m.

About 10 acres of grain were burned, the Idaho Falls Fire Department said Tuesday. Although the fire department said the cause of the fire is under investigation, it said proper care and maintenance of equipment could have prevented it. According to a news release, notifying the department sooner could have minimized the damage.

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