Crews battle two fires near Murphy in Owyhee County

Posted at 10:11 PM, Jul 28, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-29 00:32:11-04

Fire crews are battling two blazes near Murphy in Owyhee County.

The larger of the fires -- the "Murphy Flat" fire -- has already burned roughly 750 acres.

The smaller "Chaulky Fire" has burned roughly 50 acres. 

Officials tell 6 On Your Side that no structures are threatened at this time.

They are making good progress and plan to work through the night.

Officials believe the fires are lightning-caused. 

6 On Your Side has a crew onsite, and we will continue to bring you the latest as more details become available.