Aug 29, 2016

CalFire continues to make progress with Tully Fire, 60% contained

At the end of today, CALFire has 60% of the Tully Fire contained.

Tuesday morning 6 am update: Tully fire 70% contained. 5:45 evening update 75% contained.

"Firefighters have begun to shift their focus on mop up to ensure that any remaining hot spots are
extinguished while containment lines continue to be strengthened.
Suppression repair is continuing in conjunction with tribal experts to minimize long term impacts to
the landscape and culturally significant sites.
The demobilization of firefighting resources continues as some firefighters prepare to move to other
significant fires across the state.
Residents are advised to watch for slow moving fire apparatus and firefighters operating in the area."

Wednesday evening update:

85% contained.

"Firefighters have shifted their focus to mop up and patrol of the fire perimeter and will remain
committed through the weekend to ensure hot spots are extinguished and the threat of fire spread is
mitigated.
Suppression repair is continuing in conjunction with tribal experts to minimize long term impacts to
the landscape and culturally significant sites.
The demobilization of firefighting resources continues as some firefighters prepare to move to other
significant fires across the state.
Residents are advised to watch for slow moving fire apparatus and firefighters operating in the area.
Tomorrow, at 10:00 AM, command of the Tulley Fire will transition from CAL FIRE Incident Management Team 3 to the Humboldt – Del Norte Unit of CAL FIRE."



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