BLM crews mopping up brush fire along Highway 55

BLM crews mopping up brush fire along Highway 55
Courtesy BLM

HORSESHOE BEND, Idaho (KBOI) -- BLM fire crews are attacking a brush fire along Highway 55.

BLM says the Mile Marker 60 fire is on the east side of the highway. Crews have dispatched a helicopter, six engines and a dozer.

The fire is about two acres and 10 percent contained but is "active and creeping" however, it appears that crews have gained the upper hand.

"#BoiseDistrict fire crews mopping up the #Milemarker60 Fire along Hwy 55. Please give them space along the hwy."

Stay tuned for details.