Parker 2 Fire Announcement

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Parker 2 Fire Announcement

Parker 2 Fire August 13 UPDATE

Incident: Parker 2 Fire Wildfire
Released: 8/13/2017

The Parker 2 Fire is 7,904 acres and 61% contained.

Crews will continue mop up and patrol around the fire perimeter today. Today’s weather is expected to be cooler and cloudier, with westerly-northwesterly winds predicted to gust to 25-30mph on ridgetops. The increased winds may uncover any remaining weaknesses in containment lines and holdover fires. Crews will be prepared to respond if needed. Residents should expect to see smoke and occasional flare-ups inside the fire perimeter.

Fire and Modoc National Forest Staff will continue work replacing the Middle Fork Parker Creek Bridge, which was destroyed by the fire.

Closure areas for both the Parker 2 Fire and the Modoc July Complex have been reduced! For the most current closure information, visit the Modoc National Forest website at https://goo.gl/nJcSQz

Information, photos, and maps for the Parker 2 Fire are available on Inciweb at https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/5462/

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Modoc National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
800 W. 12th St Alturas California 96101
Alturas, CA 96101
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