June 4, 1995 in City

Firefighters Gain Control Of Blaze

From Staff And Wire Reports
 

The first round of forest fires of the season was winding down Saturday with containment of a 200-acre fire and little danger that a 20-acre burn would get out of hand.

Bernie Pineda of the state Department of Natural Resources said 198 firefighters completed trails around the 200-acre Taylor Creek fire on Lookout Mountain three miles northeast Marblemount.

Another 110 firefighters and three helicopters might not get a 20-acre fire at the southern tip of Lummi Island officially contained before Tuesday, but natural features should prevent any significant spread of the fire, said Grag Ariss, another state spokesman.


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