Evacuations continue as western Idaho fire grows to nearly 70,000 acres

Full evacuations continue in Adams County as the large western Idaho fire grows to nearly 70,000 acres.

The Woodhead Fire started Sept. 7 and is burning near Cambridge. The damage reached 68,365 acres on Monday.

CBS2 is reporting that while fire officials say containment is up to 32 percent, full evacuations are in effect for residents above Upper Dale, including Paradise Flat, North Hornet, and West Mill Creek in Adams County.

Officials are asking people to follow any Adams County Sheriff’s Office directions.

There are 294 people responding to the fire, along with 17 engines, four helicopters, six crews and three dozers. Officials estimate the fire to be fully contained by Oct. 7.

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