Operations today included air tankers dropping retardant and helicopters dropping water on the north side of the fire to help slow fire progression in the Cottonwood Canyon. In addition, resources completed clearing and chipping brush and vegetation along the Hyalite Road.
This afternoon the Incident Meteorologist told crews that drier and warmer weather is in the forecast for the next four to five days. Fire personnel should prepare for a potential increase in fire activity given this forecast.
As of this evening there are 2 Type 1 hand crews, 7 Type 2 hand crews, 21 engines, 13 dozers and 4 helicopters for a total of 412 personnel assigned.