Fires Winding Down, Canyon Lodge Base Getting Ready to Demobilize Soon

Staff Writer

Rock Creek Fire is holding at 122 acres and 95 percent contained today, according to the U.S. Forest Service. Lower Rock Creek Road is still closed between Swall Meadows and U.S. Highway 395, according to a recent news release.

The Clark Fire near Bald Mountain is 2,819 acres and 85 percent contained. The focus of both fires is patrolling and mop-up.

Clark Canyon remains evacuated and visitors should avoid Forest Service roads that lead to the Bald Mountain area for their own safety and firefighter safety.