The Lick Creek Fire, detected on August 2, is about eight miles southwest of Avery and burning on Potlatch-Deltic and Forest Service land.

The fire is approximately 200 acres and is burning predominantly in logging slash and some timber. An area and road closure is being issued. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Approximately 129 personnel are assigned, including two Hotshot crews, two hand crews, one helicopter, four fire engines, three dozers and four water tenders.

For more information, please call 208-245-6220 or visit for updates.

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