LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – The Aspen Fire Map 2013 for the Big Creek, California wildfire grew overnight. Incident Commander David Cooper in his latest news update today reports that the first is at ten percent containment. But reps tell news that the “There is no imminent threat to the communities of Big Creek or Huntington Lake at this time.”
The Aspen Fire Map 2013 today continues to burn seven miles north of Big Creek, officials tell news. The fire which started on Monday July 22nd, 2013 has now reached nearly seven thousand acres. Officials indicate to news that the fire “continues to burn actively in the northern part of the fire.” The fire is being advance with timber along with “mixed chaparral”, reps add today.
Battling the fire has not been easy. “The fire is in steep, rugged, inaccessible terrain.” Previously announced evacuation orders remain in place for nearby campground. Moreover “Additional campground closures went in to affect as a precautionary measure.” They include Lower Chiquito, Soda Springs, West Kaiser and Sample Meadow.
Officials are still concerned about the immense smoke being generated by the fire. “Access to the lower portions of the fire along the San Joaquin River’s edge is an obstacle. Smoke from the fire continues to impact the San Joaquin Valley.” For the latest fire map click HERE.