Chrandal Creek Fire Burns 2,200 Acres


0  Updated at 3:47 pm, July 24th, 2012 By: Managing Editor
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(SALMON) – A fire burning in the Salmon-Challis and Bitterroot National Forests has now grown to more than 2,200 acres. The lightning-sparked Chrandal Creek Fire was 40 percent contained as of Monday, and crews continue to battle the fire along the Idaho-Montana border. Residents in the area of Hughes Creek, Mont. are on alert for a potential evacuation if necessary.