Bighorn National Forest officials say two wildfires were recently sparked in the eastern portion of the forest.

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According to the US Forest Service, both the fires were likely started by lightning.

One fire burning near Black Mountain Lookout was sized at a tenth of an acre. Another fire is burning at French Creek near Buffalo and is at .25 acres.

A fire engine and helicopter is assigned to the fire near Black Mountain Lookout.

Earlier this year, a wildfire burned more than 1,038 acres in the forest south of Buffalo.

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