|FIRE NEAR CHALLIS|
RESPONDING TO NEW FIRE START 8-24-15
A new fire called 11 Mile, located on the Challis-Yankee Fork District, is burning approximately 17 miles west of Challis, Idaho in the Yankee Fork drainage. The fire is burning in heavy timber.
Resources on scene are one Type 3 helicopter , one Type 1 helicopter, one air attack, one air tanker , one Type 6 engine and one Type 2 Initial Attack crew.
At 6pm, the fire was estimated to be 50 acres.
More information will be provided as soon as it becomes available.
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