On Friday, June 23, firefighters successfully treated approximately 86 acres in a controlled burn near Cromberg. On Saturday, June 24, conditions in the area remained within prescription and firefighters were able to treat approximately 30 acres. On Sunday, June 25, the goal is to treat approximately 60 acres more.
According to a representative of the United States Forest Service, firefighters are getting the desired effects on this critical fuel reduction project. There are numerous firefighting resources working on not only ignitions, but mop-up, monitoring and patrol.