IDAHO FALLS, ID: Yesterday was a relatively quiet day for eastern idaho fire resources. With high temperatures and thunderstorms occurring in the response area, we received our first and only fire report just after 7 PM.
The Indian Rock Fire, a lightning caused fire, north of McCammon, ID, near I-15 was reported. The report by a driver saw the lightning strike and then in their rearview mirror could see smoke in the lava.
Eastern Idaho Interagency Fire Center responded with 5 engines, a water tender, dozer, and air attack. Resources held the fire to 6/10 tenths of an acre.
There is a Red Flag Warning today for high winds and low relative humilities on Bureau of Land Management managed lands west of Idaho Falls and Pocatello.