Two small lightning-caused fires found in the Klamath National Forest

YREKA, Calif. – Two small fires have been detected in the Klamath National Forest after a thunderstorm rolled over the area Wednesday.

The Forest Service said both fires are within the Salmon Scott Ranger District in Northern California.

The Rays Fire is a single tree with minimal ground fire. The nearby Blindhorse Fire was about 400 square feet in size and had a very low potential to spread.

Fire danger remains moderate in the west, east, and wilderness sections of the Klamath National Forest.

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