BOISE -- Firefighters are battling a handful of new fires sparked by lightning across the Boise National Forest.
Public Information Officer Dave Olson says crews have located seven new lightning starts after Thursday night's storm. By Friday morning, one of those fires was contained. Olson says the seven new fires are all less than four acres in size.
The fires are spread out across the Boise National Forest and are not immediately threatening any structures.
Olson says crews are also still working to contain two fires sparked by a lightning storm that rolled through Wednesday night.
That means firefighters are battling a total of eight fires right now that are not contained.
The largest of those fires is burning about six miles southeast of Kirkham Hot Springs. It's being called the Crooked Fire and is five acres in size. The Crooked Fire started during storms Wednesday night.
Olson says another one of the fires that's about four acres in size is burning three miles southeast of Featherville. It's being called the Cayuse Fire. There are about 60 firefighters working to try and stop the flames from spreading.
More lightning is expected across the Boise National Forest on Friday.