Craigmont Fire Dist. report grass fire burning on Craigmont Mountain

CRAIGMONT, ID - A fire burning 24-miles south of Lewiston is now listed at 5,000 acres.

The Big Cougar Fire, burning in the Craigmont Mountain Fire District, which began Saturday remains at zero-percent containment. The fire is burning primarily grass at this time. The rough terrain paired with windy conditions is making it difficult to get a hold of the blaze.

No structures are listed as threatened at this time; however residents living in the area are encouraged to stay informed of the changing conditions.