Boise & Garden City

Boise firefighters put out small fire along New York Canal

The 1-acre grass fire on the canal’s north bank potentially threatened homes along East Gloucester Street in Southeast Boise, dispatchers were told when they received word of the flames at 1:53 p.m.

The fire was contained by 2:21 p.m., Boise Fire Department spokeswoman Tammy Barry said.

Resources on scene included three engines, one truck, two brush rigs and two battalion chiefs.

No cause for the fire was immediately available.

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