TWIN FALLS - Jerome County is closing a road north of Eden due to a fire that now is threatening structures.
The Southeast Red Bridge Fire is threatening a mobile trailer as it burns about 4 miles east of Notch Butte, stretching south toward Eden. Jerome County is closing South Eden Road to the public.
The fire is estimated at 1,500 acres and there is no set containment time.
Here is a roundup of other fires in the area as of 1 p.m.:
Black Ridge: East of Dietrich, the Black Ridge Fire is burning at an estimated 5,000 acres, and containment is not expected until Saturday evening.
Coonskin: The Coonskin Complex Fire, which is two fires close together, covers more than 1,200 acres 10 miles west of Roseworth. Firefighters now have a "pretty good handle" on the fire, said Josh Olsen, spokesman for the U.S. Bureau of Land Management.
Containment is expected at 10 p.m. Thursday.
Cinder Road: The Cinder Road Fire has burned about 1,000 acres since it was sparked late Wednesday night. The fire is 14 miles northeast of Hazelton and there is no estimated containment time.
Buck Flat: Olsen said containment on the Buck Flat Fire 19 miles southwest of Castleford is expected at 10 p.m. today with control following at 10 p.m. Friday. That fire is estimated at 637 acres.
Crows Nest: The Crows Nest Fire, which started around 7 p.m. Wednesday east of Castleford, is now estimated at 899 acres.
Firefighters contained four fires near Shoshone last night and Thursday morning, and control for those fires is expected this evening.
Olsen said there were many timely reports of wildfire starts in the area Wednesday evening, which enabled crews to reach fires while they were small.