Contact: Virginia Price (207) 415-0815
Saddle Fire – May 19, 2020
|Start Date: Tuesday May 12th||Size: 683 acres|
|Cause: Human-caused||Percent Contained: 85%|
|Personnel Assigned: 10||Location: ¼ mile North of Interlaken|
Firelines on the Saddle Fire have been holding successfully through this weekend’s windy weather.
All mandatory evacuations have been lifted and residents are allowed to return home. Re-opening of the Dutch Hollow Trail System, along with The Phosphate and The Face trails, is planned for tomorrow.
Crews on the ground have been patrolling the fire perimeter and repairing areas impacted by fire lines. Fire managers anticipate 100% containment by the end of today’s shift.
This will be the final situation update on the Saddle Fire, barring new developments.