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Saturday, April 9, 2011

Squaw Pass Fire update

Fire crews expect 100% containment by 8 p.m. tonight. A crew will remain in the area overnight, monitoring the fire. Tomorrow fire crews will also be in the area patrolling and monitoring the fire. The fire did not grow today.

Saturday update: Fires reduced significantly

The fire near North Turkey Creek, also called the Danks Fire, is 100 percent contained this morning. A fire crew will remain on-site doing mop-up.

The Squaw Pass fire is 75 percent contained. Total size is 10 acres. Crews continue to work on this fire.

The small fire that burned near Maxwell Falls is out, there will also be a crew doing mop-up there today.