Lightning Fires

Fire fighters responded to a small fire atop Casper Mountain Friday evening.

Casper Mountain fire fighters say a lightning strike is likely the reason for the fire.

Natrona County, Casper Mountain, City of Casper, and Mills Fire Departments responded to the call.

The mountain fire was about 250 feet by 30 feet, and damaged less than an acre of forest.

This was one of many fires likely caused by lightning strikes.

All fires were successfully extinguished.