- Associated Press - Sunday, June 7, 2015

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Authorities say a wildfire that has scorched at least 7,000 acres near Celebration Park is believed to have been started by people, but the cause is under investigation.

Bureau of Land Management spokeswoman Carrie Bilbao says the fire was mostly contained by Sunday morning, but there’s still no solid estimate of when it will be fully contained. She says no structures are threatened by the fire, which is burning in brush and grass northeast of Murphy.

The fire began on Saturday afternoon. Ten engines, four bulldozers, and a water tender were among the resources being used to fight it Sunday, along with two helicopters and four single-engine air-tanker planes.

The BLM says three other small fires are being fought in Idaho - two caused by lightning and one other caused by people.

Authorities are urging people to be careful with fire when camping or otherwise having fun on public lands.



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