Road Closure Update
Incident: Halstead Wildfire
The road closure on the lower two miles of Yankee Fork has been lifted. Property owners and mine workers can now access Yankee Fork via Sunbeam. A Forest area closure is still in effect which prohibits entry by the general public.
Custer County has lifted the mandatory evacuation order for Yankee Fork. Residents in the area are now under a 48-hour pre-evacuation notice.
The pilot car is still operating on Highway 75 between Lower Stanley and Peach Creek. Motorists are asked to not stop at any of the pull-outs through this 14-mile stretch. Pilot car operations will be evaluated on a daily basis depending on fire conditions.