Idaho Falls, ID: On February 5, 2018 at approximately 4:00 p.m., the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to 5664 W. 33rd S. for a report of an outside fire on the west side of I-15.
Upon arrival, crews found a brush fire that did not involve any structures. Firefighters were able to contain the fire quickly and keep it from reaching a nearby newly constructed home.
Approximately 2.5 to 3 acres burned. No civilians or firefighters were injured.
The Idaho Falls Fire Department reminds citizens to call dispatch at (208) 529-1200 to notify them of when and where they plan on burning fields. Burn permits should be obtained through the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality.
Media contact: Kerry Hammon, Public Information Officer, (208) 612-8122, firstname.lastname@example.org.