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Not Creative Fire burns 100 acres north of Rose Lake, Idaho

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The perimeter of the Not Creative Fire. The perimeter of the Not Creative Fire.
ROSE LAKE, Idaho -

Fire crews are making progress in fighting a 100-acre fire, known as the Not Creative Fire, burning near Rose Lake, Idaho, about 20 miles east of Coeur d'Alene, and south of Interstate 90.

At last report the fire was 25 percent contained Sunday. About 100 firefighters are on the scene of the lightning-sparked fire strengthening fire lines. Crews plan on putting out hot spots in the fire's perimeter Sunday, while continuing to build a line around the fire.

Officials say intermittent smoke may affect I-90, however the interstate is open. Motorists on I-90 and the frontage road should use caution and are advised to not stop and look at the fire as it causes safety issues fro the public and firefighters.

As of Sunday afternoon, no structures are threatened and no evacuations are in place. As a precaution, residents in the area are encouraged to register with the Kootenai County Sheriff Department for emergency notifications via phone and email, here: http://kcsheriff.com/

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