Fire Burning Near Carey
UPDATE 8/17: According to the Bureau of Land Management Idaho Fire Information, the Dry Creek Fire is estimated at around 300 acres northwest of Carey. Several structures in the area had been threatened by the blaze. According to the Carey Rural Fire and Rescue, the suspected cause may have been a rock that got caught up in a combine working in a barley field. Back burns were conducted Tuesday night to establish containment lines and slow the progression of the blaze. An estimated control date has been set for Friday evening.
CAREY, Idaho (KLIX)-A brush fire is burning in the hills northwest of Carey.
The Bureau of Land Management Fire Information reports multiple local and federal fire crews are working in conjuction with several aircraft on the already 200 acre fire near Dry Creek Canyon. The cause is under investigation.