- The fire grew 133 acres and is now at 352 acres with moderate fire behavior and minimal smoke production. The fire burnt around a large granite face which accounts for a large portion of the 133 acre growth.
- Crews will continue to secure the western edge of the fire with assistance of the helicopters, maintaining MIST tactics, and maximizing the use of natural barriers.
- The crews will be using helicopter bucket drops to minimize fire spread. The helicopter is dipping from a nearby man made reservoir outside of the wilderness.
- The fire has progressed east and is now burning into a larger brush field. Firefighters are working along the ridge line to maintain a low intensity fire in the timber while allowing a backing fire to consume the large brush field.
- The following trails and campgrounds may be impacted by smoke as the fire progresses through a large brush field: Jackson Canyon, Frog Lake, Lake Valley (Camp Irene), Underwood Valley Trailhead (TH), Woodchuck TH, Sandy Meadow TH., Hermit Valley, Pacific Valley, Lake Alpine, and Camp Irene.
- This fire is being managed to protect, maintain, and enhance resources while being allowed to function in its natural ecological role.
- No evacuations or closures have been issued at this time. The public is advised to avoid this area due to hazardous conditions.