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Lightning suspected of starting 2 wildfires near Bruneau, Idaho


BRUNEAU, Idaho — The Bureau of Land Management believes two new wildfires near Bruneau were started by lightning on Saturday.

The Idaho Statesman reports (http://is.gd/exkvZK ) one of the fires burned about 300 acres south of Bruneau before it was put out by fire crews.

A second fire about 20 miles to the south, burned about 1,000 acres in a few hours.

The Bureau of Land Management says no structures were threatened and no one was injured by the fires.

Information from: Idaho Statesman, http://www.idahostatesman.com

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