Wildfire burning 42 acres northeast of Priest River, no structures threatened

Prater Red 2 Fire
Idaho Dept. of Lands

BONNER CO., Idaho — A wildfire has burned 42 acres about 11 miles northeast of Priest River.

60 firefighters, five engines, one bulldozer and one excavator are responding to the Prater Red 2 Fire. Multiple helicopters and fire boss aircraft have been used on the fire as well.

As of Monday morning, no structures were threatened and no evacuations are in place. However, portions of the Big Creek road, which includes Happy Fork Gap Road, are closed.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

This is a developing story.