New Wildfire Near Midvale

Jul 20, 2012

A new fire is burning southwest of Midvale.  The Roadside Fire started this morning within the Payette National Forest protection zone. 

Highway 95 is down to one lane near the fire.  Six hundred acres have burned so far.  The Midvale Fire Department, eight engines, ten smokejumpers, and multiple air resources are fighting the fire.  Officials have called for more resources.

The cause of the fire is unknown, but fire investigators are on the scene.