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Mile Marker 28 fire (Satus Pass) latest updates


This is the most recent fire map (released July 31).

Aug. 5, 9:02 a.m.

Incident Command has issued what it calls the last of the Mile Marker 28 Fire updates:

Total acreage at this hour is 26,092. Containment is 91 percent. There are 615 people fighting the fire.

FIRE SITUATION: Mop-up operations are virtually complete this morning. Last night crews concentrated on the northwest corner of the fire to extend the secure area to the 200 foot standard. Hand-held heat sensing equipment was used again last night to locate hot spots along the line that are not visible to the naked eye.

There was some isolated activity within the interior of the fire yesterday afternoon, but it was scattered and presented no threat of escape. This is likely to cont...

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