Brush fire burns overnight near state penitentiary

Brush fire burns overnight near state penitentiary

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Brush fire burns overnight near state penitentiary

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by KTVB.COM

KTVB.COM

Posted on July 4, 2013 at 11:46 AM

Updated Thursday, Jan 9 at 11:48 AM

BOISE -- A small brush sparked overnight near the Idaho Department of Corrections. The flames started just before 3 a.m. near Ten Mile Creek Road.

Firefighters from Boise, Kuna, and the Boise Bureau of Land Management helped put out the flames.

BLM spokesperson Mallory Eils says about 5 acres burned.

The fire was controlled at 11 a.m. Thursday.

No word yet on what caused the fire.

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