Lightning Strike Ignites Fire In Twin Falls County


By Paul Johnson

Twin Falls, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KTWT-TV ) - A fire Wednesday night, ignited by lightning, continues to burn. According to the Bureau of Land Management, the fire is burning about 35 miles southwest of Castleford. The Bruneau fire has burned an estimated 4,940 acres. It’s expected to be contained Friday at 6pm. Full control is anticipated for Sunday June 16, at 6pm. Currently the fire is 90-percent contained and resources currently assigned to the fire include 7 engines, 2 water tenders, 1 dozer and 1 helicopter.

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