Sunday, October 4, 2020

Containment Lines Holding on Slater-Devil Fire, Mop-up Continues

Posted By on Sun, Oct 4, 2020 at 2:22 PM

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Slater Fire:
155,004 acres and 55 percent containment

Today's focus is on mopping up and extending the depth of containment line. On the northeast side of the fire, crews are working on constructing fire lines towards Swan Mountain. Air support is available and will be utilized when smoky conditions decrease. Firefighters are also looking for containment opportunities in the Sanger Peak area, while extending mop up and patrol efforts along Sanger Peak Road.

Devil Fire:
8,531 acres and 25 percent containment

Fire containment lines are holding. Mop-up and patrol will continue along the northern and southern areas of the fire today.

"There is active fire in a snag patch to the east, but containment
lines are holding," the update states. "Crews will continue to patrol the southwest flank and work on direct line into the Fort Goff Creek area."

For more, including weather conditions and evacuation and closure information, read the full update here.
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