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Fire at a glance (numbers)

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Mushroom Trail, near Rex Reservoir in the Rough and Ready area. Started as a structure fire, now into the vegetation.

September 17, 2016 at 6:49 PM

Photo courtesy Susan Hurd

Extensive mop-up operations are underway.

September 17, 2016 at 5:00 PM

Structure fire has been knocked down, working on full containment.

September 17, 2016 at 4:55 PM

Some resources are staging on Hwy 20, please use caution in the area.

September 17, 2016 at 4:55 PM

Good progress on the Rex Fire. Forward progress has been slowed significantly.

September 17, 2016 at 4:50 PM

Strike teams and out of the area crews are responding to the fire.

September 17, 2016 at 4:33 PM

Power lines are down near the Rex Fire, life and safety hazard warning for firefighters being issued.

September 17, 2016 at 4:20 PM

Air Tac reports a second structure, possibly a large garage or a greenhouse is now catching on fire. The fire is on Mushroom Trail in Rough&Ready.

September 17, 2016 at 4:17 PM

Air Tac reports 1/2 acre with the structure fire near Rex Reservoir Road. Requesting one additional helicopter to respond. Fire is burning in light flashy fuels, getting into heavier brush.

September 17, 2016 at 4:17 PM

Air Tac 230 is reporting a new fire, fully involved structure with extension to the wildland in the Hwy 20 and Rex Reservoir Road area.