Residents Evacuated as Strong Winds Fan Lavaside Fire

Evacuation orders were in place in Firth, Idaho, on April 22, as the fast-moving Lavaside Fire grew to almost 1,200 acres.

The Bureau of Land Management said strong winds had fanned the fire, which had grown to 1,192 acres and was estimated to be about 25 percent contained. The fire reportedly started on private property on Wednesday.

This footage, posted by the Bureau of Land Management Idaho Fire, shows the fire burning on Thursday.

One house has been damaged by the fire, according to local reports. Credit: Bureau of Land Management Idaho Fire via Storyful