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Highway 8 Fire: FINAL UPDATE


PERIMETER OF THE FIRE: This map dated Aug. 8 shows the 32,800-acres range of the Highway 8 Fire.

1:15 p.m. Monday Aug. 10:

The Highway 8 Fire Incident Command issued this statement at this hour:

What’s New: A sharp reduction in forces will be noticed in the coming days as the containment percentage is increased. With 95 percent containment we are confident that the reduction in resources is appropriate. Local resources will be managing the incident. The team would like to thank the community for their continued support and hospitality.

Fire Status: There will still be firefighters working to reach our objectives . Crews will continue suppression strategies, mop-up, and patrol status.

Weather: A Red Flag warning is still in effect until 11 p.m. tonight. A large low pressure system o...

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