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Month-old Badger Fire in Idaho fully contained thanks to rain, snow

by Ariana Pyper, KBOI-TV (Boise, Idaho) |

TWIN FALLS, Idaho – A wildfire outside Twin Falls is now 100 percent contained.

The Badger Fire has damaged more than 90,143 acres since Sept. 12. Fire officials say the fire received rain and snow Saturday night, resulting in minimal fire activity.

Officials say they expected reduced temperatures Sunday and gusty winds and rain in the afternoon and evening.

The Badger Fire Road, Trail, and Area Closure is still in effect

A crew of 67 is still working the fire, searching for hot spots and protecting against any flare-ups.