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Road near Redfish Lake fire is now open, campgrounds remain closed

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Road near Redfish Lake fire is now open, campgrounds remain closed

By Maria Decaney. CREATED Jul 22, 2013

UPDATE 7/22/13 10:23 a.m.:

Bernice Hartz at the US Forest Ranger Station reports that the campground at Sunny Gulch and the campgrounds near Redfish Lake and Little Redfish Lake are currently closed.

UPDATE:

State Highway 75 between mileposts 183 and 185, near Redfish Lake, is now open to motorists.

The fire is still burning and there is a chance of a smoke inversion during the early morning hours causing very low visibility.

Motorists should avoid the area if possible.

Use caution if travel on State Highway 75 cannot be avoided.

7/22/13:

The Idaho State Police are currently assisting the Custer County Sheriff's Office and the Idaho Transportation Department with a forest fire near Redfish Lake off of SH75 near milepost 185. T

The camp ground in the area is under evacuation and road blocks are in place in that area of SH75.

They are asking all motorists to avoid the area at this time.

Further updates will be provided when available.