Border Fire Grows to 25 Square Miles


(MALAD, ID) – A fire on the Idaho-Utah border has grown to more than 25 square miles. As of Sunday evening the fire could easily be seen from Samaria, just a few miles south of Malad. The fire was sparked by lightning on Friday. Several agencies are on the scene, including two Blackhawk helicopters from the Utah National Guard. Officials are unsure as to when the fire will be contained. Threats to communities and buildings are considered minimal.

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