(SALMON) – Evacuations in Lemhi County are continuing as crews battle the Mustang Complex Fire in central Idaho. The blaze has already consumed more than 200,000 acres, with the communities of Hull, Hughes, and Sheep Creek on high alert. Officials say firefighters were going door-to-door urging holdout residents to leave. The American Red Cross has set up a shelter at the Salmon Valley Baptist Church for evacuees, Authorities say it’s unlikely the fire will be under control before the first snowfall.
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