Mill Creek 1 Fire Update For Wednesday

It’s a first full day of open traffic on Highway 96 since it was shut down by the Mill Creek 1 Fire. The blaze is now at 82% containment. wildfires. A Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) team will begin to assess the Mill Creek 1 fire damage and work with the Hoopa Tribe to begin planning for future rehabilitation actions such as seeding, erosion control, planting. Resources are being released to return to their home units in preparation for their next fire assignment. There are currently 425 fire personnel dealing with the fire.