100 percent contained

It’s official. As of 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 16, just as the Forest Service had predicted earlier that day, the Minerva Fire is considered 100 percent contained. Mop-up and restoration work will continue.

3 thoughts on “100 percent contained

  • August 17, 2017 at 9:22 pm
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    hooray

  • August 18, 2017 at 3:40 pm
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    Doesnt look contained to me….lotsa smoke coming up right now in the area where the fire began.

    • August 18, 2017 at 3:58 pm
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      Contained means that the fire is staying within established fire lines. Hot spots continue to burn within the perimeter of the Minerva Fire, but it remains contained.

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