Evacuations Ordered as Four Corners Fire Grows to Over 11,000 Acres

The Four Corners Fire in Idaho’s Payette National Forest grew to 11,345 acres and was 18 percent contained on Sunday, August 28, according to official reports.

On Saturday, the Valley County Sheriff’s Office issued an evacuation order due to “the increase in fire activity.”

Forest officials posted footage to Facebook on Saturday evening and said strong winds were “sending embers up to a mile ahead of the fire.” Credit: U.S. Forest Service – Payette National Forest via Storyful

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