Final Parleys Fire Fact Sheet

For Immediate Release

Contact: Kait Webb (385) 249-6696

August 10, 2020

Summary: The mandatory evacuation of Mt. Aire was lifted yesterday evening and residents were allowed to return home at 8 pm. Little Dell Reservoir and both exit ramps 132 and 134 off of I-80 are open again. The fire transitioned back down to a Type 4 Incident Command this morning. The remaining resources will be patrolling, mopping up and monitoring containment lines. Firefighters will also begin to repair damage from suppression efforts in areas where the fire perimeter is secure. This will be the final fact sheet on the Parleys Fire unless there is something significant to report.

Start Date: August 6, 2020 at approximately 6 pm

Location: Parleys Canyon, along I-80 near mm 134

Cause: Human-caused, investigation is on-going

Fire Size & Containment: 80 acres, 90% contained

Complexity: Type 4 Incident Command

Jurisdiction: State and private

Fire Behavior: Smoldering

Structures Threatened: No

Evacuations: None

Closures: None

Fuels and Terrain: Grass, brush and oak

Resources: 25 personnel

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