Lightning strikes cause numerous fires
(Local News ~ 07/06/07)
A fast moving dry lightning storm passing through the area last Friday sparked several wildfires in western Elmore and eastern Owyhee counties, keeping local and BLM firefighters busy battling the blazes for most of the weekend. Close to 14,000 acres burned in four different fires in the Mountain Home and Bruneau area, according to the Boise District BLM office, with all being contained by early Sunday morning.
Stories from Friday, July 6, 2007
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