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Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Firefighting efforts on north end hampered by terrain

Air crews are reporting that the treacherous, steep terrain on the north side of the fire was hampering their efforts. Water and retardant drops in that particular area have been ineffective because the SEAT (single-engine air tanker) cannot fly low enough.