UPDATE: Several structures burned by Michaud Creek Fire


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Courtesy Jessica A Knoelk

POCATELLO — Two trailers and an out-building were destroyed Saturday evening by a wildfire south of the Pocatello Airport.

The Michaud Creek Fire, which started at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, has grown to 254 acres, but firefighters appear to have it well in hand.

The fire is 40 percent contained, and full containment is estimated at 10 p.m. Sunday.

Most of the damage has been has been limited to grass and brush and none of the buildings that burned were homes.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Visibility on Interstate 15 is low due to the smoke and debris, but there are signs on highway warning drivers.

Courtesy Ammon Morrison

Courtesy Ammon Morrison

Courtesy Ammon Morrison

Courtesy Ammon Morrison

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