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Nickowitz News Release

Nickowitz Fire update September 25, 2015

Incident: Nickowitz Wildfire
Released: 9/25/2015

Orleans Ranger District: Yesterday, the Nickowitz Fire containment and acreage stayed the same—7,509 acres burned, 93 percent containment and 46 personnel.
Crews continue to patrol along Barren Ridge. Heavy equipment is on the incident to work on Stage 2 repair, which includes piling and stacking brush along firelines. Although fire behavior is minimal, the risk of fire-weakened trees, rolling rocks, and heavy equipment operations still exist.

Closures: A closure order (10-15-09) is in effect for public and firefighter safety. The order protects the public from firefighting activities and provides safe travel for fire suppression activities within the closure area.

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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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