bryant fire

Containment reaches 95% and remains at 325 acres in size. Small pockets of unburned fuel well within containment lines will continue to smolder and produce smoke over the next several days. Ground crews will continue to reinforce containment lines and patrol the area. The fire started at approximately 2:32pm on August 3, 2017. Approximately 200 personnel are assigned to the fire. 

Road Closures: drivers are asked to proceed with caution due to firefighters and equipment still working in the area.

Drones: While there has been no drone activity over the fire, drones can interfere with firefighting efforts. Any private aircraft or drone in the area should use caution when firefighting apparatus are working. Even without a TFR, anyone who hampers firefighting efforts could face criminal charges. For more information on drones the public can visit the FAA’s website at “If you fly, we can’t!”


Basic Information

Current as of 8/9/2017, 4:45:49 PM
Incident Type Wildfire
Date of Origin Thursday August 03rd, 2017 approx. 02:32 PM
Incident Commander Martin(BDF) and Janssen (BDU)

Current Situation

Total Personnel 200
Size 325 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained 95%
Estimated Containment Date Friday August 11th, 2017 approx. 06:00 PM
Fuels Involved

Brush, Chaparral


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