Wildfire forces evacuations near Salmon River

Wildfire forces evacuations near Salmon River

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Wildfire forces evacuations near Salmon River

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by KTVB.COM

KTVB.COM

Posted on August 24, 2012 at 8:31 AM

Updated Thursday, Dec 5 at 9:28 AM

Mustang Complex Fire

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NORTH FORK, Idaho -- About two-dozen homes and properties north of the Salmon River Road have been ordered to evacuate due to the 99,000 acre Mustang Complex Fire.

The Mustang Complex Fire includes several smaller fires burning in the Salmon-Challis National Forest about 15 miles west of North Fork

The Lemhi County Sheriff's Office issued a mandatory evacuation order for the Indian Creek and Spring Creek drainages areas on Thursday night.

Fire officials say the fire is currently in the head of Spring Creek and Indian Creek and is moving to the northwest towards the Montana state line.

Residents are advised to evacuate in an orderly fashion and as quickly as possible.

For additional information, contact the Mustang Complex Fire Information center at 208-865-2207, or visit the InciWeb Mustang Complex Fire website.

A fire information center is set up at the North Folk Fire Station from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

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