Fires Rage Statewide
The Rough fire grew substantially Sunday. Fire officials indicate the fire burning north of Hume Lake in Fresno County grew approximately 2,500 acres Sunday. Smoke from the Rough Fire made its way into the Eastern Sierra mid-afternoon Sunday. The Rough Fire is currently listed at 0% containment. The lightning caused fire that started back on July 31st is now 3,777 acres with 282 firefights assigned.
The Willow Fire near Bass Lake and the Cabin Fire in Sequoia National Park are now both over 90% contained. Both Fires produces a large amount of smoke in the Easter Sierra. The Willow fire is 95% contained at 5,702 acres and the Cabin Fire is 96% contained at 5,871 acres. Officials note that while the Cabin Fire is nearly 100% contained, the interior of the fire will continue to smolder. That will lead to limited residual smoke to the Southern Owens Valley.
The map below details fires statewide.