MARSING -- Firefighters have contained a wildfire that blackened 1,400 acres southwest of Marsing.
Bureau of Land Management spokeswoman Mallory Eils says 120 firefighters and six firefighting aircraft responded to the Jump Creek Canyon fire, which was 100 percent contained as of 2 p.m. on Monday. Crews were expected to remain at the scene until Tuesday.
Eils says investigators have determined the blaze was caused by fireworks.
The fire started about 11 p.m. Saturday in a rugged, remote canyon near the foothills of the Owyhee Mountain and quickly spread through the dry grass and brush.
No homes or buildings were threatened by the fire.