Smoke From Short-Lived Wildfire Billows Over Boise

The short-lived Goose Fire spewed large smoke plumes overnight on Wednesday, October 6, above Boise, Idaho, before being knocked down by firefighters and fully contained the following morning.

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in Idaho said BLM firefighters, the Boise Fire Department, Eagle Fire Department, and others officials responded to the fire in foothills outside Boise on Wednesday.

Timelapse video captured on Wednesday by Boise resident Troy Shreve shows smoke from the fire billowing overhead.

The blaze was estimated at 200 acres on Wednesday evening, according to a BLM tweet posted around 8.30 pm. The bureau said on Thursday that the fire had been fully contained by 10 am, at a size of 441 acres. Credit: Troy Shreve via Storyful

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