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Thursday, March 24, 2011

Indian Gulch Fire update, 6 p.m. Thursday

The Indian Gulch Fire is 77% contained, and has burned 1,700 acres.

On Thursday, fire crews had great success on the north side of the fire, closest to Golden Gate Canyon Road.

Fire crews will remain on duty overnight, monitoring the fire. Ground and air resources will begin to de-mobilize starting Friday, depending on fire behavior.

No water or retardant was dropped on the fire today, although aircraft were supervising and observing ground operations.