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Lightning fires burn across Northern California.

Published On: Jul 03 2013 11:39:52 AM CDT
Updated On: Jul 03 2013 12:24:51 PM CDT
Montague lightning photo

Courtesy: Mindy Copeland

ADIN, Calif. -

Tuesday night's lightning strikes sparked three fires in the Modoc National Forest.

The three fires burned north of Adin.  The largest was half an acre in size.  Two of the fires are still burning, one is contained.

Firefighters said they had up to 300 lightning strikes on the forest since Tuesday afternoon at 4 p.m.

A Red Flag Warning is in effect in the North State due to the dangerous fire conditions.

CAL-FIRE reports a total of 8 fires have burned 15 acres.   There have been more than 2,800 lightning strikes across Northern California over the past 24 hours.

Siskiyou Unit
3 Fires - largest fire 1 acre, all fires staffed.

Lassen-Modoc-Plumas Unit
4 Fires - largest fire 14 acres, all fires staffed.

Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit
1 Fire - more than 1 acre, fire is staffed.