West side Pocatello brush fire

A Pocatello firefighter sprays down vegetation at the scene of a Wednesday morning brush fire on the city's west side. 

POCATELLO — Firefighters are battling a brush fire burning near a residential neighborhood on Pocatello's west side.

The fire was reported around 11:10 a.m. Wednesday in the area of Riverside Drive and Aspen Lane.

Reports indicate the fire has already scorched about a quarter-acre and might be threatening some parked vehicles. There are also houses near the fire but thus far no one has been evacuated.

No injuries have been reported and it's not yet known what caused the fire.

Stay with idahostatejournal.com for updates on this story.