66 homes destroyed in Idaho fire

Posted at 4:19 PM, Jun 30, 2012
and last updated 2012-06-30 18:19:04-04

POCATELLO, Idaho – Sixty-six homes have been destroyed in a wildfire in Pocatello, Idaho.

The Charlotte Fire started at around 2:30 p.m. Thursday five miles south of Pocatello. It has spread to 1,038 acres and is currently 50 percent contained.

More than 1,000 people have been evacuated in the human-caused fire. Its exact cause is unknown.