Fast-moving brush fire chars over 100 acres on Kuna Butte
While fire crews continued Friday evening to try to control the 310-acre fire near Kuna Butte, the National Weather Service issued multiple red flag warnings throughout Southwest Idaho.
The fire near Kuna Cave Road, called the Murphy Lane Fire, was expected to be controlled by 8 p.m. Friday, according to the Bureau of Land Management.
The Boise, Caldwell and Nampa areas did not have red flag warnings in place on Friday evening. A red flag warning is meant to notify people that conditions in the area are ideal for the spread of wildland fires.
But areas as close as Mountain Home, Twin Falls and Baker City, Ore., had red flag warnings in place until 11 a.m. Saturday due to expected lightning and strong wind gusts.
The National Weather Service updates its website regularly for anyone checking for warnings in the area.