Fire burning near Cataldo Mission likely sparked by lightning

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CATALDO, Idaho — A wildfire burning on Latour Creek Rd near Cataldo was likely sparked by lightning.

First responders have not determined an official cause, but they predict the overnight storm is responsible.

The fire is burning on the hillside behind the Cataldo Mission. It is visible from the freeway and may be visible throughout the county.

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