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Sunday, August 7, 2016

8/7/16 Lower Crab Creek Fire Update

Lower Crab Creek Fire Update 9:00 a.m. Sun. 08/07/16
Initial attack was successful in keeping the fire from homes. Big thanks to local fire districts for doing a great job during initial attack.
Updated acreage due to higher quality mapping: 5,924 acres. Overnight state mobilized firefighters began constructing a a primary containment line. Containment percentage will be evaluated today. Mop up operations continue today.
A Red Cross shelter was open throughout the nightat Royal High School but no evacuees sought assistance. The shelter is now closed.
With the command of this fire switched to an incident management team, there will be daily information released once in the morning and once in the evening for the duration. If there are any emergencies, we will post that info here. Follow facebook.com/GrantCoSheriff.

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