Idaho Falls Citizen Journalism

A wildfire burning south of Bruneau ignited Sunday afternoon and grew rapidly overnight. Evacuations are in place and firefighters are dealing with high winds.

The Loveridge Fire broke out around 4:30 p.m. Sunday and was estimated to be around 4,000 acres by day’s end. In the overnight hours, the blaze grew tenfold to about 40,000 acres by Monday morning.

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