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MOUNTAIN HOME --Firefighters from the Bureau of Land Management and the Mountain Home Fire Department were called to a scene of a wildfire in a rural mountain home neighborhood on Monday.

As of 8 p.m. on Monday, that fire had burned at least five homes in the area.

BLM dispatchers tell KTVB the fire started just after 7:30 p.m. and had charred approximately 150 acres in the area of Airbase Road and Highway 51.

BLMofficials say several single engine tankers from Twin Falls were responding to fire, while the Boise office dispatched six engines and two bulldozers.

According to KTVB's Chief Meteorologist Rick Lantz, wind gusts on Monday evening were clocked at more than 40 mph in the area.

BLM dispatchers say major flames had been extinguished by 9 p.m.

No injuries have been reported so far, but officials say 25 to 30 homes were evacuated on nearby Smith Road.

Rescuers from the Idaho State Police, Elmore County Sheriff's Office, Mountain Home Police Department, and Idaho Power have also responded.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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