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Agencies Respond to Saturday Evening Wildfire East of Graves Creek Road

IDAHO COUNTY – On Saturday evening, at approximately 6:19 p.m., the Idaho County Dispatch received multiple 911s in the area of Graves Creek Road. A deputy was advised and was responding to the area from Grangeville.

After speaking with an individual who lives in the area, it was discovered that there was a fire on the East side of Graves Creek heading towards Steel Creek. The individual stated the fire was already about two acres and growing fast.

The Idaho County Sheriff’s Office contacted the Idaho Department of Lands. IDL was aware and had two engines and a helicopter responding.

The Idaho County Deputy on scene requested assistance from fellow deputies as well as the Cottonwood Police Department.

IDL advised residents in the area that they need to be prepared to evacuate. No structures were involved; however, multiple acres of land have been affected.

This is an active fire and updates will be provided when more information is available.