Three residents, including a child were treated on the scene for non-life-threatening injuries. A fourth resident was sent to the hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries, and a firefighter also sustained minor injuries.
The poor air quality from the two Treasure Valley fires and the effects of the Pioneer Wildfire, still burning in the Boise National Forest, forced some school districts to cancel some of their outdoor trainings or events Monday evening.
According to the Boise Fire Department, the fire at the recycling center started in a large pile of tree branches and quickly spread. Ultimately, 12 acres were scorched. The exact cause of the blaze is still under investigation.
The Pioneer fire is 50 percent contained, and aerial resources have aided in slowing the fire's advancement. Meanwhile, firefighters continued to establish control lives about seven miles northeast of Pioneerville.