Sugar Cane Fire Update, July 31, 800am

Sugar Cane Fire Update, July 31, 800am:

The Sugar Cane fire is at 80 acres. Aerial firefighting resources kept the fire in check yesterday afternoon and into the evening. The fire remains approximately 3 mile northeast of the Stibnite Mine site (not in the Wilderness Area). Weather forecast is calling for significant rain today which will greatly assist in fighting this wildfire under a full suppression strategy. A flash flood warning has been issued in the area of the fire. Following the storm, ground based firefighters will reassess the fire with a goal of direct perimeter control. The fire is being managed as a Type 4 incident.