There is direct and indirect handline around the entire perimeter of the fire. Pumps and hoselays are in place to continue securing handlines and protect nearby cabins in Long Canyon and Ninemile Creeks if needed. Mop-up operations continue on hot spots on the interior of the fire to further secure the handline.
Crews have begun fire suppression rehabilitation to mitigate or eliminate environmental resource impacts caused by the fire suppression effort and rehab the area to as natural conditions as possible.
Firefighter safety is the top priority. Snags (standing dead trees), heavy surface fuel loading, decadent brush and rugged terrain remain a substantial safety concern. Crews are also being supported by US Forest Service pack stock. There is currently no threat to life or property.
The horse coral at the Black Rock Trailhead is currently full, which is being used by the U.S. Forest Service pack stock.
The forest has ordered a closure of the following trails due to the fire and the substantial hazard created by falling snags:
· Casa Vieja to Redrock Meadows via Jordan Hot Springs · Casa Vieja to Redrock Meadows via Lost Trout Creek (Beer Keg Meadow) · Redrock Meadows to Templeton Cow Camp · Redrock Meadows to Little Whitney Meadow
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Wednesday August 02nd, 2017 approx. 06:00 PM|
|Location||North of Jordan Hot Springs|
|Incident Commander||Lance Rosen|
|Coordinates||36.257 latitude, -118.296 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|
Whitethorn and Jeffrey pine
Burning in 2002 McNally Fire footprint. Snags are a substantial safety concern.