Brush Fire Burning In Gooding County


By Paul Johnson

UPDATE: 4:30 PM - According to Fire Officials, the blaze has been contained.

Hagerman, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - The Hagerman and the Buhl Fire Departments are on the scene of a quickly expanding brush fire this Tuesday morning. The fire was reported during the 11 am hour and so far, the department has made several requests for mutual aid. The fire was reported at 861 Pottery Road between the communities of Hagerman and Bliss on River Road. The fire was a controlled burn that got out of control. The blaze has not burned many acres but has destroyed a large amount of trees in the area. Structures are in the area but none have been damaged according to officials. The fire is burning in the canyon and officials say they will work to contain the blaze but allow it to burn up the canyon wall. The hope is that the fire will run out of fuel and burn itself out.

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