Immigrant Fire burning north of Mountain Home contained

MOUNTAIN HOME -- A wildfire burning 10 miles north of Mountain Home near Highway 20 is now contained, according to the Bureau of Land Management.

The Immigrant Fire, which started around 4 p.m. Monday afternoon, has grown to 300 acres as of Monday night.

Four aircrafts, seven engines and four dozers, as well as the BLM, United States Forest Service and Mountain Home Fire department are on scene.

The fire is believed to be human caused and is currently under investigation.

The BLM is urging motorists to take extra caution while driving on Highway 20.

Control of the fire is estimated for 6 p.m. tonight.

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