The Boise County Sheriff's Office launched an investigation. The Trap Creek fire is about 9 miles northeast of Stanley in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. Show full articles without "Continue Reading" button for {0} hours. Sara D. Schaeffer has been charged with arson in the fire that burned around 700 acres near Lucky Peak. Crews from the Bureau of Land Management, Boise and Meridian Fire were called to help with the fire, which grew to approximately 100 acres. After a couple of days after being closed due to hazard tree mitigation for the fire, Highway 21 has reopened. Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC. Wildfire engulfing road closes Idaho 21 near Stanley, Forest Service officials say. A multi-agency investigation led to Wednesday's arrest in connection with the fire that shut down Highway 21. Scroll to the bottom of this story for more. Like us on Facebook to see similar stories, Macy's will still hold Thanksgiving Day Parade amid pandemic, 'Born silent': Singer Christina Perri reveals death of baby after pregnancy complications. The investigation continues, with Schaeffer's arraignment scheduled for Thursday. It had burned about 110 acres by late Tuesday morning. Microsoft may earn an Affiliate Commission if you purchase something through recommended links in this article. BOISE - Idaho 21 reopened to traffic Sunday evening, but fire officials are warning drivers to avoid the area if possible while crews battle a wildfire burning about 10 miles north of Boise. The Mile … Visit The Idaho Statesman (Boise, Idaho) at www.idahostatesman.com. The Bonner County sheriff’s office issued evacuation orders for both sides of State Highway 41 near Blanchard. The fire, which is burning near the confluence of the Boise, Sawtooth and Salmon-Challis national forests, is one of a handful currently burning in Idaho. (Photo: Tiffany Bollar), Idaho 21 has been closed in both directions near Lucky Peak while crews battle a brush fire. A 350-acre fire is burning in the Sawtooths Wednesday, closing parts of Highway 21. BOISE, Idaho (CBS 2) — A brush fire that burned near Warm Springs Avenue and Highway 21 in Boise Tuesday afternoon is now fully contained. Fire crews are battling a forest fire near Stanley that shut down Highway 21 on Monday evening. In a Sawtooth National Forest news release Tuesday, officials said the Trap Fire was burning 9 miles west-northwest of Stanley. After working with investigators from several local, state and federal agencies, a suspect was identified. According to officials, the Trap Fire is on the west side of Highway 21. Fires continue to cause issues during the hot, dry summer months in Idaho in September. Microsoft may earn an Affiliate Commission if you purchase something through recommended links in this article. Like us on Facebook to see similar stories, Most Number of People In Need of Food This Thanksgiving Since Great Depression, Data Shows, Why Wales' mystique gave strength to a legendary writer. Here are the details about the latest fire and red flag warning … A wildfire burning in the Sawtooth National Forest has forced a highway closure on Idaho 21, according to U.S. Forest Service officials. According to officials, the Trap Fire is on the west side of Highway 21. The fire was reported on Monday near the Trap Creek Campground. STANLEY, Idaho (CBS2) — A stretch of Highway 21 is closed in both directions due to a wildfire. The Idaho Transportation Department says the fire is between Bear Valley Road and Cape Horn Road, which is 10-17 miles south of Stanley. Last weekend, cooler temperatures, cloud cover and higher humidity allowed firefighters time to complete 100 % containment line along the northeast side of highway 21, where full suppression was needed for public safety and structure protection. 350-acre fire burning in the Sawtooths closes Highway 21. BOISE -- Fire crews have reached containment on a wildfire burning north of Boise, the Idaho Department of Lands announced Tuesday. The fire was first reported at about 4 p.m. Sunday near Robie Creek Road, prompting the closure of both lanes of Highway 21. A wildfire burning in the Sawtooth National Forest has forced a highway closure on Idaho 21, according to U.S. Forest Service officials. The fire was first reported at … The Mile Marker 21 Fire and Highway 21 Fire burned about 700 acres on private and public lands before it was fully contained Monday night. A wildfire burning in the Sawtooth National Forest has forced a highway closure on Idaho 21, according to U.S. Forest Service officials. Officials have not released any estimates on when it might be contained. She was booked into the Ada County Jail on two unrelated Ada County warrants and was charged with a felony count of third-degree arson by Boise County. The cause of the fire has not been determined, but officials said it is burning on both sides of the road in timber. High wind watch for Monday issued for several Idaho counties, Malheur County, Ore. Bogus Basin, Redfish Lake get two inches of snow overnight, Boise State football: The Spartans’ Saturday mantra, Game Day Guide: San Jose State Spartans vs. Boise State Broncos, Rain and snow in valley locations with some accumulation while the mountains will get several inches of snow, Weather forecast for Wednesday, November 25, The Mile Marker 21 Fire and Highway 21 Fire. (Photo: Kia Alspach), Ammon Bundy argues that people wearing face masks in court affect his right to due process. BOISE, Idaho — Editor's note: New photos of the Trap Fire were released Tuesday morning. BLANCHARD, Idaho (AP) — A wildfire in northern Idaho on Tuesday forced evacuations along a rural highway, and another destroyed an unknown number of structures. The fire was first reported on September 14th, 2020 near Trap Creek Campground. On Wednesday, the Boise County Sheriff's Office, working with the Ada County Sheriff's Office, contacted and arrested 37-year-old Sara D. Schaeffer.