Deer Fire: 10,325 acres, 45% Contained

Aug 26, 2013 1:26 PM

As of 9 a.m. this morning crews have increased their containment on the ever growing Deer Fire. The fire is currently burning 10,325 acres at 45% containment.

The fire continues to threaten power lines in the burn area which is approximately 12 miles east of Los Molinos. Cal Fire reports they have flown in an additional 340 personnel to the fire which started 2:15 p.m. last Friday afternoon. The additional personnel now brings the total to just over 1,000.

Cal Fire also stated accessibility continues to remain a challenge for crews as the fire progresses its march into rugged terrain in the Ishi Wilderness area. No structures have been reported as threatened, damaged, or destroyed.


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