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The Highway 12 Mile Marker 49 wildland fire was still threatening structures as of Tuesday. Smoke from fire caused poor air quality throughout the region on Tuesday.

Clearwater County Sheriff’s Office received many 911 calls just before 2 p.m., Sept. 7, about a fire in the Clover Drive area. Two fires occurred, the Sunnyside Complex Fire and the Highway 12 mm 49 Fire.

Sunnyside Complex Fire is approximately 1600 acres and has burned multiple structures within the complex. The sheriff’s office currently has roadblocks at New Hope and Cavendish, South Road and Cavendish, and Sunnyside and Old Peck Grade. Any roads within the roadblocks are currently closed including New Hope, Sunnyside, Rainbow Drive, Havelock Grade, Charlies Lane, Clover Drive, Twin Springs and View Drive.

Utility crews are currently working at multiple locations trying to get power restored due to a vast number of downed power lines. At this time crews do not have a time estimate for the power to be restored.

The Highway 12 MM 49 Fire is approximately 100 acres (as of Tuesday morning) and is threatening structures. U.S. Hwy12 has been reduced to one lane traffic with a pilot car due to the fire and rolling debris. Utility crews are also in this area attempting to restore power. Due to the large number of downed powerlines they do not have an estimate of restored power.

If you have been evacuated call the Clearwater County Sheriff’s office to let us know your name and contact information 208 476 4521.

Idaho Department of Lands is doing updates at idl.idaho.gov

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