UPDATE: Several fires contained along I-15 near Idaho Falls

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Mike Price, EastIdahoNews.com

IDAHO FALLS — Emergency responders have managed to contain a handful of small fires that were burning in a field near Interstate 15 on Friday.

The fires were located near milepost 113 and 115 and quickly burned nearly 150 acres due to high winds.

Firefighters were able to get the fires under control within about two hours, Idaho Falls Fire Department spokeswoman Kerry Hammon said. Some structures were threatened, but the fire never hit them.

No details have been released about the cause.

EastIdahoNews.com will update this article with more details as they become available.

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