Halstead Fire Now At 124,892 Acres
Stanley, Idaho (KMVT-TV) - Firefighters continue to battle the Halstead fire, three miles north of Stanley. Today officials are saying 124,892 acres have burned and have put containment at 7%. The fire grew 900 acres yesterday, a significant decrease from the day before when it grew by over 7,000 acres.
Today firefighters are trying to keep the west side of the fire from crossing west of Marsh Creek, using the creek as a natural fire barrier. 544 firefighters are working to contain the flames. That includes six and crews, 33 engines and eight helicopters.
Highway 75 Update: Highway 75 is open with no restrictions
Community Meeting: Stanley Community Meeting on Wednesday Sept. 5th at 7:30 p.m. in the Community Center.