Lightner Fire Update – June 29, 7:00 PM
Lightner Fire: Due to rugged terrain and high temperatures, firefighters were unable to get the fire fully contained today. The 90-acre fire is estimated to be 75% contained. The fire will be turned over to a Type 4 Incident Commander on Saturday. One 20-person crew, one tactical water tender, and one safety officer will continue working on strengthening the containment line and extinguishing hot spots. Updates and photos can be found www.inciweb.org. Non-residents are asked not to use County Road 208 due to the fire traffic on the road. The pre-evacuation notice was lifted Thursday evening at 8:00 PM.
Fire Information Officer: Pam Wilson, 970-799-1179