Smoke billows out of the Knitting Factory in Downtown Boise

The Boise Fire Department is responding to an emergency situation on the 400 block of South Ninth Street in or near the Knitting Factory, according to the police scanner. Smoke could be seen from the alleyway near the Knit.
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The Boise Fire Department is responding to an emergency situation on the 400 block of South Ninth Street in or near the Knitting Factory, according to the police scanner. Smoke could be seen from the alleyway near the Knit.

Michael Deeds is a columnist and entertainment writer at the Idaho Statesman, where he chronicles the Boise good life with reporting and opinion. Deeds invaded the newsroom as an intern in 1991.

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