BOISE -- Conditions at the Halstead fire have worsened and it's moving towards the Yankee Fork Area east and downriver of Stanley.

The Custer County Sheriff's Office is urging people who live near the Sunbeam Store, including Custer Town and Jordan Creek, to Loon Creek Summit, to evacuate

There are around 2,000 homes are in the area.

The sheriff's office says those in the area should be evacuated by 5:00 p.m. Friday.

If you fail to evacuate-- officials cannot guarantee your safety or that Emergency Services or Rescue teams will be available to you

If you need evacuation assistance, call the Custer County Sheriff's Office at 208-879-2232.

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