Monday, 15 July 2024

Cow Fire nears containment Tuesday

COW MOUNTAIN, Calif. – Firefighters on Tuesday were nearing containment on a wildland fire on North Cow Mountain.


The Cow Fire, sparked Sunday afternoon in Mendocino County, had burned 293 acres and was 95-percent contained Tuesday evening, according to Cal Fire.


Full containment on the fire, located in remote terrain, is expected on Wednesday, Cal Fire reported.


State and federal officials are continuing firefighting efforts elsewhere around the state.


On Tuesday two new fires were reported – in Monterey County, the 35-acre Green Fire was at 50-percent containment, while in Shasta County another fire, the Buzzard, had burned 20 acres but was completely contained by day's end.

 

The Dutch Fire in the Klamath National Forest in Siskiyou County was at 60-percent containment Tuesday after burning 371 acres, the Bar Fire in the Plumas National Forest had burned 900 acres and was 40-percent contained and the Bull Fire in the Sequoia National Forest in Kern County was 96-percent contained with 16,442 acres burned, Cal Fire reported.


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