Lightning sparked blaze burns 181 acres in Siskiyou County

Jul 14, 2015 4:38 PM by News Staff

A vegetation fire sparked by lightning Monday evening is now fully contained after it burned 181 acres north of Montague.

According to Cal Fire, the fire was reported around 6 p.m., and was sparked by one of 200 lightning strikes in the area Monday.

At 8:30 a.m. Tuesday Cal Fire officials reported the blaze 100 percent contained, however crews will remain on scene mopping up and searching for hotspots for the next few days.


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