Hunter Fire burning near Blanchard 100-percent contained

BLANCHARD, Idaho — All evacuations have been lifted for people living near the Hunter Fire, which is burning near Highway 41 and Redneck Road near Blanchard.

As of Tuesday, the fire has burned 740 acres and destroyed at least four homes. It is now 100-percent contained, and local fire crews are mopping up what is left.

Idaho Department of Lands said crews have fully contained the fire and will work on strengthening lines throughout the next few days. Residents may return to their homes and all roads outside of the fire boundary have reopened.

The fire is burning on both sides of Highway 41.