Lightning Sparks Fire in Western Twin Falls County
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.
Idaho’s First News reports 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.