Wildfire Update: Stone Fire 8/27/18 [VIDEO]

Nigh firing operations on the Stone Fire. (Inciweb)

Nigh firing operations on the Stone Fire. (Inciweb)

The Stone Fire remains at 39,387 acres and is 72% contained. 845 resources are assigned to the fire, including six helicopters and fixed wing aircraft as needed.

Last night was another quiet night, and firefighters on the line continued to patrol the eastern and southern edges of the fire and to mop up the western and northern. Last night was the last full night shift, although crews will remain assigned to patrol the fire perimeter for the next few nights.

Public Information Map of the Stone Fire, located near Canby, California 8/25/18. (Inciweb)  CLICK FOR LARGER

Public Information Map of the Stone Fire, located near Canby, California 8/25/18. (Inciweb) 
CLICK FOR LARGER

Crews will continue mop up and suppression repair today. Moderate winds from the northeast this afternoon could again cause some flare ups, particularly in the Turner Creek drainage, but the fire is expected to stay within containment lines.

Residents and motorists can expect to see smoke and isolated flames as unburned islands of vegetation continue to ignite and burn. Firefighters will continue to patrol and address any hot spots or hazards, like burning trees, that could threaten containment.
 


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