McFarland Fire Update
September 3, 2021
This will be the final informational update unless significant fire activity increases on the McFarland fire . The fire is 122,653 acres, and containment remains at 98%. The fire continues to hold in the current containment footprint. Minimal fire behavior was observed on the fire in the last 24 hours and areas of scattered heat are decreasing as fuels continue to burn out. Fire crews will continue to mop-up, patrol existing containment lines and continue back haul operations.
As of 0800 on 08/28 all mandatory evacuation orders and warnings have been lifted however, the Regional Office has issued a forest closure for all National Forests effective 08/31 @ 12 p.m. until 9/17.