Wildfire near Sweet contained

Crews on scene of wildfire near Sweet.

SWEET - The Brownlee Fire near Sweet is fully contained, the Idaho Department of Lands said Saturday evening.

The fire was first reported at about 4:30 p.m. Friday. It was burning in the scar area from the 2014 Timber Butte Fire.

Air and ground crews stopped the spread of the fire Friday night. It burned 184 acres of grass and dry sage.

No structures are threatened, and the cause hasn't been determined.

Four engines and 15 personnel are still at the scene.

IDL crews were being assisted by the Bureau of Land Management, the U.S. Forest Service, Gem County 2, and the Horseshoe Bend Fire Department.

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