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Update:Route & Mad River Complex 8-28-15

Incident: Route Complex Wildfire
Released: 8/28/2015


Lassic Fire (16,791 acres, 39 % contained) There was a 10 acre spot yesterday near DP48 between the river and the road. Night crews contained the perimeter although there is a lot of heat interior to the perimeter. This spot will be a priority today. Dry fuels and wind are a fire behavior concern. Burn preparation took place on the south side of the Lassic Fire if the need arises, in the meantime crews continue to mop up and patrol. The west side of the fire is holding, the line has become contained increasing the percent contained figures for the fire. The Gobbler and the Pickett are in patrol status. Crews will continue structure protection in the Rutledge area.

Johnson Fire (33,782 acres, 71% contained) The east side of the Johnson Fire had suppression repair, mop up and hose pulled yesterday. The south end of the fire is anticipated to be active again while crews clean up small spots today and an irregular fire edge. Much of the fire line is anticipated to be declared contained as of this morning.

Pickett Fire (10,985 acres, 90% contained) Crews are hauling out fire hose and equipment as mop up continues. They are engaging in suppression repair for watershed protection in the Ruth Lake area.

Buck Fire (1,669 acres, 100% contained)

Gobbler Fire (8,279 acres, 100% contained)

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Six Rivers National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
118 Fortuna Blvd. Fortuna California 95540
Eureka, CA 95501

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