IDAHO CITY, Idaho (AP) — A central Idaho wildfire burning in brush and timber doubled in size Friday to 2 square miles and a national incident team has been called in to manage the blaze.

Officials say the fire burning in steep and rocky terrain is about 5 miles north of Idaho City, and that no structures are in imminent danger.

About 300 firefighters supported by five helicopters are fighting the fire that is 20 percent contained.

The cause of the blaze hasn’t been determined.


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