A wildfire caused by a lighting strike on Monday near the Oregon-Washington Border has grown to 9,500 acres in three days.
The fire started around 4:30 p.m. in the Hells Canyon National Recreation Area on Monday. The fire is now burning adjacent to the Snake river.
As of Wednesday, firefighters said the fire continues to grow but is expected not to reach Idaho.
The fire has burned in the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest, Vale BLM lands and have hurt Washington Fish and Wildlife.
Fire officials said multiple crews and helicopters are working on the fire. The Central Oregon Incident Management Team will be assuming fire managment efforts 6:00 a.m. Thursday morning.