UPDATED at 4 p.m. July 9
According to Dustin Tetrault, Madison County director of emergency management, the fire is contained, with firefighters on scene mopping up “hot spots.” The fire burned approximately 9 acres.
On Sunday, July 9, early in the afternoon, Madison Valley Rural Fire District responded to a fire 4 miles east of Cameron, at the base of the Madison Mountain Range.
According to Sheriff Roger Thompson, the fire is burning between Mill Creek and Bear Creek.
“It is about 4 acres and growing,” Thompson said. “(Department of Natural Resources and Conservation) and Forest Service are also responding.”
As of 2 p.m. on July 9, there was no containment and the cause of the fire was unknown, Thompson added.
Updates will be provided as they become available.