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Firefighters contain Bone Road brush fire

UPDATE 7-5 (8:30 a.m.) The Idaho Falls Fire Department reports a brush fire off Bone Road has been contained. The fire was estimated at 22 acres. Fire crews tended the fire through the night and will be working with the Bureau of Land Management Wednesday morning to clean up hot spots in juniper trees.

Update (07/04/17 9:15 p.m.)- The Idaho Falls Fire Department reports the fire is between 15 and 20 acres, the cause of the fire in unknown.

Fire crews from the Idaho Falls Fire Department, Ammon, Ucon and BLM are at the fire and more crews are being brought in.

Crews will work through the night to build a containment line around the fire and then they will work on mopping up hot spots inside the fire.

Original Story-

At around 7:00 Tuesday night, crews responded to a fire that broke out in a canyon near Lincoln and Bone Rd. in Bonneville County.

Fire crews with the BLM as well as the emergency response team with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints are also heading out to assist in putting out this fire.

One fire personnel on the scene tells us as of 8:34PM fire crews are having trouble getting to the flames.

At this point, the cause and severity of the fire are unknown, but black smoke could be seen miles away from the area.

At this point, the current weather conditions could have an impact on the severity of the fire.

We will keep you updated as more information is released.

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