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Hunter 2 Fire

Unit Information

Idaho Department of Lands
300 N. 6th Street
Boise, ID 83702


Hunter 2 Fire Wildfire
News – 9/8/2020

Due to high winds, theĀ #Hunter2FireĀ has grown to over 700 acres.

The Bonner County Sheriff issued evacuation orders for both sides of Highway 41 south of Roberts Land (junction with Saunders Road, mile 29, down to Blanchard Elk Road/the Stoneridge Resort access road on the south side of the highway, and to the Hunter Road on the north side of Highway 41 in Blanchard.

A Type 3 Incident Management Team is taking over the fire.

4 crews and 5 engines are en route to assist IDL ground crews, engines, bulldozers and several rural fire department engines and tankers already battling the fire.

Fire lines continue to be constructed and improved. Air attack will begin again shortly and will continue throughout the day.

Fire managers and Bonner County Sheriff are currently assessing the Hwy 41 closure situation.

PIO Karen Robinson 208-719-1947