Firefighters get handle on brush fire near Washington-Idaho border

<p><p>The Coeur d’Alene Tribe responded to a brush fire near the Washington-Idaho border that grew to 70 acres Wednesday night but was under control as of Thursday morning. </p></p><p><p>The Idaho Road Fire began around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday on the Coeur d’Alene Reservation near Plummer, Idaho, the Idaho Department of Lands said.</p></p><p><p>No homes or other structures were threatened, the <a href=”https://www.facebook.com/cdatribe/posts/4614284515288261″ target=”_blank”>Coeur d’Alene Tribe wrote in a Facebook post</a>, and no injuries were reported. No evacuations were ordered as of Thursday afternoon.</p></p><p><p>The Lovell Valley area had been scheduled for prescribed burning, the tribe said, making containment easier because perimeter lines had already been drawn.</p></p><p><p>Crews from Spokane and Whitman counties as well as engines from Waverly, Tekoa, Valleyford, Spangle, Plummer-Gateway and Worley assisted in the efforts.</p></p>