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Updated – Grass Fire Started by Lightning Hitting Power Line [AUDIO]
Updated – Grass Fire Started by Lightning Hitting Power Line [AUDIO]
UPDATE - Saturday, August 31, 10:30 a.m. According to a news release from the Missoula City Fire Department, the grass fire Friday night was caused by a lightning strike that struck a Northwest Energy power line. It appears that the lightning struck a cross member near the top of the pole and caught fire, dropping embers to the ground, catching the grass on fire. The fire is estimated to be about