BOISE, Idaho -- Multiple fires that started just south of State Highway 52, near Horseshoe Bend and Montour, have been put out and cleared around 2 p.m. on Saturday and the highway has been reopened.
The Bureau of Land Management said around 13 small fires started Friday evening that spanned from Boise County into Gem County.
Boise County quickly got the fires in their county contained, while Gem County Dispatch says their crews were mopping up the fires around 9:45 p.m. Gem cleared their last truck a little after 2 p.m. on Saturday.
A viewer in Montour told us on Friday that she saw smoke on both sides of the highway.
"If I step outside I can smoke to the left and smoke to the right along Highway 55, because I'm right on Highway 55, but I don't see any flames or fire," said Montour resident Jevonna Hefner.
Gem County Dispatch says no structures were damaged or involved with the fire.
Highway 52 was closed from milepost 45 to milepost 54, which is between Montour and Horseshoe Bend, but officials were allowing those who live in the area to return to their homes. Again, the highway has been reopened as of Saturday afternoon.
Officials still say they do now know yet what caused the fires.