Saturday, August 8, 2020

UPDATE: Salmon Fire 29 Percent Contained, 751 Acres

Posted By on Sat, Aug 8, 2020 at 11:26 AM

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The Salmon fire is at 751 acres and 12 percent contained reads an update from the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture.

"This fire is 751 acres and 12% contained. The fire is holding along lines in the Eightmile Creek drainage and Backbone Ridge. Crews worked to bolster lines along Salmon Summit Ridge and the fire is staying within the footprint of previous fires," reads the update.
Dryer weather conditions and high winds this weekend could increase fire behavior reads the update.

The Red fire is at 3,866 acres and 0% contained.

"Crews are making significant progress along with the fire’s northern edge through strategic firing operations," the update states.

Read the full release below. 
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