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Video Shows Lightning Starting Idaho Wildfire

14 Aug 2017, 11:17 am

The Idaho Transportation Department released video Monday showing the moment a wildfire started by lightning on August 12.

The timelapse shows  a bright flash and then over the course of time, the wildfire continues to grow.

Firefighters were battling wildfires in several parts of Idaho on August 13, with “stage 2 fire restrictions” in place in some areas.

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