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Fire Crews in Fort Complex Turn Focus to Goff Fire
Crews working on the Goff Fire are continuing to hold and improve fire lines up Fort Goff Creek to prevent the blaze from crossing over to the creek’s west side.
Forestry officials say protecting homes for Seiad Valley residents remains their top priority, and it is at the southern end of the fire where crews have been most active and successful. A structure protection group will continue to assess and threats to private property in the region.
In the last day, the lone remaining Fort Complex” fire grew to 5,200 acres, and is 15 percent contained at last report. The fire grew primarily to the north yesterday, with some lateral movement to the east beyond the Pacific Crest Trail.
The lightining-caused fire started August 5th. 492 personnel are fighting the fire that has cost $9.59 million.