Fire Crews Edge Closer to Containing Sugar Loaf Fire in Idaho

Fire crews edged closer to fully containing a wildfire burning near Eden, southern Idaho, on Thursday, June 30, officials said.

The Sugar Loaf fire was estimated to be about 5,000 acres and posed a threat to structures in the area, according to local media on Wednesday.

This footage was captured by Matt Champion, who said he recorded it near Interstate 84 in Eden late Wednesday afternoon.

By Thursday morning, the most active part of the fire was under control and fire crews “continued to build containment lines” around it, according to the Bureau of Land Management Idaho Fire. Credit: Matt Champion via Storyful

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