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Forest fire forces evacuations.

Published On: Jul 22 2013 07:32:50 PM CDT
Updated On: Jul 23 2013 03:19:03 PM CDT
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Webcam photo from July 22.

CUSTER COUNTY, Idaho -

State Highway 75 is open near Red Fish Lake, the Idaho State Police said late Monday night.

The Idaho State Police is currently assisting the Custer County Sheriff's office, and the Idaho Transportation Department with a forest fire near the lake.

Police said the fire is still burning.  Motorists should avoid the area if possible.  Use caution if travel on State Highway 75 cannot be avoided.

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