Three small fires caused by recent thunderstorm lightning

MOSCOW, ID - While Sunday's Grove Apartment complex fire remains under investigation, lightning sparked a few small fires on the Palouse Tuesday night.

Whitman County Fire District 11 responded to three small fires near Colfax that all happened around 10:00p.m. The Moscow Volunteer Fire Department responded to a fire in the rural district that was likely caused by lightning, and they provided assistance to the Genesee Fire Department for another field fire. None of these fires caused structural damage.