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Lightning strikes spark small Bitterroot wildfires

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Posted at 10:19 AM, Jul 15, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-15 12:19:29-04

HAMILTON - The Ravalli County Sheriff's Office reports lightning strikes from recent thunderstorms have sparked small wildfires.

Fire units are on the scene in the Skalkaho and Sleeping Child southeast of Hamilton.

Crews are also working on two lightning strikes in the Soft Rock area east of Corvallis.

A strong thunderstorm rolled across parts of the Bitterroot Valley on Friday morning.