Despite favorable conditions, crews struggle to build containment lines along 416 Fire

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Despite favorable conditions, crews struggle to build containment lines along 416 Fire

261 additional homes and businesses given pre-evacuation notice
Members of the Juniper Valley hand crew fighting the 416 Fire clean up a tree that they cut down on Sunday above U.S. Highway 550 on a steep cliff that was rotten and burning inside creating a dangerous situation for drivers
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Despite favorable conditions, crews struggle to build containment lines along 416 Fire

Members of the Juniper Valley hand crew fighting the 416 Fire clean up a tree that they cut down on Sunday above U.S. Highway 550 on a steep cliff that was rotten and burning inside creating a dangerous situation for drivers

Despite favorable conditions, crews struggle to build containment lines along 416 Fire

The pre-evacuation notice is for homes and businesses from Mead Lane, known locally as Cometti Lane, in Hermosa, north along county roads 201, 202 and 203. The pre-evacuation area extends north along the west side of U.S. Highway 550 to its intersection with County Road 250. This includes the Pine Acres and Whispering Pines developments.

Despite favorable conditions, crews struggle to build containment lines along 416 Fire

The fire’s footprint as of Sunday night.
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