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Lightning storm ignites multiple wildfires in southwest Idaho

BOISE – The U.S. Bureau of Land Management says a lightning storm ignited multiple fires in southwest Idaho.

The largest fire to spark during the storm Monday night was estimated at nearly 5 square miles and located northwest of Grandview.

The second-largest blaze burned about 2.3 square miles Monday night about 2 miles east of the Mountain Home Air Force Base.

At least a half dozen smaller fires also started around the area.

No structures were threatened as of Monday night.


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