STANLEY, Idaho — Evacuations are underway because of a fire burning west of Stanley, Idaho.
Forest spokesman Mike Williamson says the Wapiti fire is1,200 acres. The call came in at 2:12 p.m. Saturday afternoon.
Boise County Sheriffs are evacuating the Sawtooth lodge, nearby campgrounds, recreational trails and residences.
A type 2 incident management team has been ordered and will arrive around 6 p.m. Sunday.
Williamson says seven engines, two type 1 helicopters, one type 3 helicopter, three air tankers and one hand crew are responding to the fire.
There is no estimated containment at this time, the cause of the fire is under investigation.