Salmon River fire 16% contained



SALMON RIVER — The wildfire near Salmon River continues to torch more and more acreage, and fire fighters only have the fire 16% contained so far.

Over 1000 men and women have been working on the fire that started on July 31st, and the rain yesterday helped to get a better defense line around the perimeter of the fire.

Officials say only one person has been injured from the fire, and 50 homes are currently in the fire’s path.