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Fire crews battle blaze near Interstate-84

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By Brittany Cooper

NEAR HAZELTON, Idaho (KMVT-TV) A blaze ignited around 5:30 Thursday evening at milepost 179 a mile east of the I-84 Highway 93 junction. Early reports indicate the blaze has ignited about 50 acres.

According to BLM spokeswoman, Heather Tiel-Nelson, BLM has sent three engines to the fire. Officials are also diverting some aircraft from the Wendell fire to this fire.

The cause is still under investigation. Tune into the News at 10 for more information and visit the website for more updates.


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