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Truck in flames, man reported badly burned in Owyhee County fire


BOISE, Idaho — Authorities say a man has been badly burned in an Owyhee County fire.

KTVB-TV reports ( ) a truck caught fire, touching off the Poison Creek fire.

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management said a man inside the vehicle was burned, and an air ambulance took him to the hospital.

Crews were reported mopping up the fire Saturday afternoon. It burned on about 350 acres.

The agency said the Jump Creek recreation area was evacuated as a precaution.

Information from: KTVB-TV,

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