Two wild fires on private, state and federal lands in southwest Idaho are expected to be brought under control Sunday.
The Wildcat Fire, which was reported at 4:30 p.m. near Grimes Creek road, was on private and U.S. Forest Service land. The fire grew to 1.5 acres and was running through dry grass and ponderosa pine. Firefighters contained it by 8 p.m. with the use of helicopters.
The cause of the fire was from camping activities but the exact cause is still to be determined. Officials are asking If you have any information regarding the cause of this fire, please call the Boise Dispatch Center at 384-3400 and ask for a fire investigator.
The Bradford Fire was reported at 9:30 p.m. near the town of Payette close to Little Willow and Dry Creek road. The fire started and burned 162 acres on BLM land and state land.
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Officials expect to control both fires today.