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Pier Fire, Full Containment! 

The Pier Fire has reached full containment at 36,566 acres. Full containment means that a perimeter line surrounds the fire keeping it from growing larger.  Flames and smoke will continue to be seen from unburned pockets of vegetation burning well … Continue reading

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Pier Fire Update, 9:40am, 9/21/27: RAIN! 

Black Mountain Cloaked in Rain/Fog With wetting rains, firefighters will now focus their attention on suppression repair and removal of fire equipment no longer needed. Most of the dirt roads are unsafe to drive on with fire equipment, some areas … Continue reading

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Pier Fire Update, 10am, 9/19/17: Full Containment is Imminent! 

Estimated Containment Date Wednesday September 20th, 2017 approx. 12:00 AM Work continues to fully contain the fire, focusing on that area west of Pierpoint Springs where the fire still smolders on the south side of the Tule River. Crews continue … Continue reading

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Pier Fire Update, 10am, 9/18/17: 95% containment, highway 190 open, all evac orders lifted. 

ANNOUNCEMENTOfficials Lift All Evacuation Orders for the Pier Fire, Highway 190 Opened  Effective 10:00 am on Monday, September 18, 2017, officials will lift all voluntary evacuation orders for communities impacted by the Pier Fire.  Size: 36,556 acres  Fire Start: August … Continue reading

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