Wildfire scorches Blue Mountain in Lehigh, Carbon Counties

Firefighters were hoping Monday's rain would help them battle a brush fire on Blue Mountain in Carbon and Lehigh Counties.

The blaze, which burned about 400 acres over the weekend, was threatening homes.

It came within just a few feet of a house on West Sunset Road in Leighton.

More than a hundred fighters have been battling the wildfire.

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