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Rattlesnake Creek Fire tops 40 percent containment despite Aug. 3 spot fire

The Rattlesnake Creek Fire topped 40 percent containment last weekend despite last Friday’s discovery of a new spot fire in the Fall Creek drainage. In a mid-morning update Aug. 3, the IMT described a response that included both air and hand crews “working hard, using direct handline, in an effort to contain the spot fire.”

August 6, 2018 9:38 a.m. read more..

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