Reading Fire Update 8/11/2012

Feather Publishing

There will be a public meeting tomorrow August 12th at the fire hall in Old Station at 6:00 p.m. Fire officials will be on hand to give an update on the Reading Fire. . . . . PUBLIC MEETING - AUGUST 12th in Old Station at the fire hall - 6:00 p.m.

NOTE: Lassen National Volcanic National Park Highway is now closed between the entrance to Manzanita Lake Campground to Summit Lake. Visitors still have access to Manzanita Lake Campground and the Loomis Museum.

This fire is burning very actively  and causing spot fires ahead of the main fire.  This continues to challenge the firefighters.

The fire will continue burning up slopes of Raker Peak, on eastern edge the fire will continue burning upslope to the northest towards Hat Mountain and Cluster Lakes. Firefighters will continue indirect handline preparation on the east and west flanks of the fire. Crews have been successful holding the control lines and are now mopping up along the fire's edge along the Lassen Volcanic National Park Highway. Lassen Volcanic National Park Highway continues to be closed due to fire suppression activity.

Click here to see the current fire map.

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