Hirz Fire Update: Containment returns to 100 %

Photo courtesy of the U.S. Forest Service

Updated at 8:55 p.m. Wednesday:

Containment on the Hirz Fire has once again been deemed 100 percent by the U.S. Forest Service. The fire has burned 46,150 acres and 185 personnel are working the fire.


According to the U.S. Forest Service, containment on the Hirz Fire has dropped to 97 percent after being reported at 100 percent contained Monday.

Officials said the fire has burned 46,150 acres and 180 personnel remain on the fire.

Wednesday, crews will focus on holding and mopping up contained areas and securing the remaining uncontrolled edge of the fire near South Fork.

Additional crews will continue suppression repair efforts in affected areas.

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