UPDATE: Blaine County Sheriff's Office increasing mandatory evacuation orders
NEW PRE-EVACUATION AREA--BEAVER CREEK FIRE
**ALL CROY CREEK
Residents are strongly encouraged to prepare for immediate evacuation to SOUTH. Avoid Ketchum and Sun Valley areas.
If you are in danger, LEAVE IMMEDIATELY Creek to North Fork on both sides of Highway 75 including Warm Springs, and the cities of Ketchum and Sun Valley are under pre-evacuation orders due to the Beaver Creek Fire.
The Blaine County Sheriff’s Office is asking for all non-essential travel to stop on Highway 75 to allow for emergency responders to be able to move if the fire moves quickly.
MANDATORY EVACUATION AREAS--Take your essentials belongings and pet and GO NOW
**Baker Creek on West side of Hwy 75 South to North Fork including Easley.
This does not include Galena Lodge at this time.
**All East Fork
**Timber Gulch South to and including Zinc Spur on West side of Highway 75 including all of Golden Eagle
**All Greenhorn Gulch
**Deer Creek from the Big Wood Bridge West
Residents are encouraged to evacuate SOUTH
If you are physically unable to evacuate call 911
All Services to these areas will be discontinued
You will not be allowed to re-enter the area until the danger has passed.
**Indian Creek to North Fork on both sides of Hwy 75
This includes Warm Springs and the Cities of Ketchum and Sun Valley
**All East Fork
**Below Zinc Spur South to North end of Treasure Lane on the West side of Hwy 75
Begin preparations now so that you can leave immediately if conditions deteriorate. If you are in danger, DO NOT WAIT for a Evacuation Order.
Residents in Pre-Evacuation areas are strongly encouraged to initiate evacuation procedures at this time to alleviate traffic congestion on Highway 75.
Residents with no means of transportation or who are physically unable to evacuate on their own, should ask a neighbor or call (208)578-3831.
Services to your area may be discontinued during this time.