New blaze erupts near Jordan Valley

JORDAN VALLEY -- A 1,500-acre fire 15 miles northwest of Jordan Valley is "emerging and actively spreading," according to the Bureau of Land Management, and is 0 percent contained.
Triggered last night by lightning, the Hawk Fire has been difficult to contain due to strong, shifting winds, according to Al Crouch, a BLM fire specialist.
The fire is burning on both private and public land, destroying priority sage grouse habitat and threatening . . .

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