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Little to no fire behavior has been observed, however there are still isolated hot spots in the area requiring extinguishment and continued monitoring. Smoke could be visible for the next several weeks. Demobilization will continue as needed through the remainder of the week. Road Closures: Hungry Valley State Park and Gold Hill Road are scheduled to be reopened on 5/22/2013 during daylight hours. Frazier Mtn. Road will remain closed until 5/24/2013.
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Full containment at 6:00 PM on May 15, 2013.
Acreage has been reduced based upon more accurate mapping. Continue to mop up in areas very visible to public. Continue demobilization, fire damage inspections, and suppression repair.
Firefighters continue to mop up within the fire area and improve the perimeter containment lines for the next few days. However isolated pockets of downed heavy fuels, timber slash piles and dead trees, remain hot and are hampering mop-up operations. The Butte unit assuming control of fire at 0800 5/9/13. Road Closures: Unstable road surfaces due to the rain are impeding resource traffic and are becoming a dangerous situation. Therefore the L Line has been closed to all traffic. Because of this dangerous situation we ask that all remain out of the fire area except for fire personnel. The area between Highway 32 and Highway 36 known as the Deer Creek and Mill Creek recreation Area as well as the Ishi Wilderness are closed to the public. Highway 32 and Highway 36 will remain open but be aware of the heavy fire equipment traffic on those highways throughout the day. Additional Information: Sections of the fire have moved into fire suppression repairstages. More than 80 local government agencies have assisted with the suppression of this fire. Every Year the first full week of May is proclaimed Wildfire Awareness Week. This will serve as the final fact sheet for the incident.
Firefighters have made good progress. Fire is burning in steep and inaccessible terrain making access for equipment difficult.
Crews are containing the mop up in the area.
The fire is 100% contained. Engine crews will be patrolling the fire area for the next few days. Please use caution when driving in the incident vicinity due to personnel and equipment use in the area. All roads are open to traffic.