72 percent containment now for the giant Ranch fire which now stands at 321 thousand acres. They’re hoping to have full containment by September 1st. The Carr fire is at 71% containment and has burned 214,000 acres. SR 299W is now OPEN to traffic 24/7 between Redding & Weaverville. Motorists will encounter areas of traffic control between Whiskey Creek Rd. & Trinity Dam Blvd. between the hours of 6:30am-7pm. Plan extra time for delays in the area. The Klondike fire continues moving slowly to the south and residents may see more smoke and fire in that vicinity. The Josephine County Sheriff’s Office has announced a Level 1 “Be Ready” evacuation notice. This is for all residences on the west side of US Hwy 199 between Eight Dollar Mountain Road and the Oregon/California border.