For Immediate ReleaseDate: August 10, 2014 Time:
A Forest Service Area Road and Trail Closure, Forest Order # 15-14-07, has been issued for the French Fire area. Forest Road 4S81 (Minarets Rd) between Powerhouse 8 and Arch Rock. Forest Road 8S09 (Iron Telephone) from the 7S07 to Forest Road 4S81. The entire 6S01 road (Grizzly Road) between Beasore Rd and Minarets Rd remains closed to for all public use.
|Current as of||Monday July 28th, 2014 approx. 05:45 AM|
|Date of Origin||Monday July 28th, 2014 approx. 05:45 AM|
|Incident Commander||Charlotte Jordan|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||95%|
|Estimated Containment Date||Tuesday August 12th, 2014 approx. 06:00 PM|
|Fuels Involved|| |
Timber with some brushy areas
|Significant Events|| |
The French Fire transitioned to a Type 3 management organization this morning at 6:00 AM.
The Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) Team has arrive at the incident, and will be assessing the fire area today.
|Planned Actions|| |
Continue mop-up and suppression repair on all divisions.
The interior parts of the fire continue to cool, but some areas may still produce smoke for several more days. Demobilization of resources is expected to increase in the next couple of days.
|Weather Concerns|| |
Hot and Dry