As of Tuesday, the complex that has been burning in
"We are hearing positive reports and are hoping for the best on this day seven of evacuations in our county,"
To date, 15 civilian deaths and injuries have been reported in the complex and one firefighter was reported to have received injuries due to the rugged terrain where the fire is burning. An estimated 23,356 structures have been threatened, 50 structures have been damaged and 706 structures have been destroyed.
Evacuation orders are still in effect in
Communities north and east of
"Animal care is still happening but the numbers are decreasing rapidly as owners are picking up," said Nicoletti.
According to Nicoletti,
"In the event that there is a flair-up, Nicoletti said Habitat along with several other community organizations will resume emergency response services accordingly.
In August, President
Those who have suffered losses due to the fire are encouraged to apply for
Several United States Post Offices across the state have been closed due to the threat of nearby wildfires. In
Beginning today (Wednesday), customers of those facilities are advised to go to the
As of Tuesday, air quality in the
"Southerly winds may bring some relief in the afternoons this week, however conditions will likely worsen overnight as winds die down," it was stated in a coordinated release issued by the three departments.
Air quality in some parts of the
According to the release, a weak weather front arriving on Thursday may bring some improvement to air quality conditions.
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