Evacuation levels in Mustang Complex Fire change

POSTED: 01:32 PM MDT Sep 20, 2012 
mustang fire night shift Josh Eyler
LEMHI COUNTY, Idaho -

Evacuation orders have changed in the Mustang Complex Fire.

Lemhi County Sheriff Lynn Bowerman announced that the following locations have changed from a Level 2 to Level 1 evacuation as of noon Thursday. As a precaution, those with special needs, as well as residents with mobile property and (under certain circumstances) pets and livestock, are further warned against reoccupying the evacuation area.

The Highway 93 corridor from Quartz Creek to mile post 345.5 remains at a Level 1 evacuation.

The blaze is burning 332,301 acres in area of the Salmon-Challis National Forest. It is 20 percent contained.