Day Fire 55 percent contained

Aug 4, 2014 11:44 AM by News Staff

The Day Fire in the Southwest corner of Modoc County continues to burn, but officials say the fire is now 55 percent contained.

The fire has burned 12,975 acres, but the evacuation order that had been in place for Lookout Ranchettes has been lifted and County Roads 93 and 94 have been reopened.

Cal Fire officials say crews are making great progress. The fire behavior has moderated, however, a red flag warning will be in effect today due to thunderstorms in the area.

Four firefighters have suffered minor injuries battling this blaze and five structures have been destroyed.


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