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Burnt Peak Wildfire southwest of Troy grows

Public meeting set for Tuesday in Troy
Burnt Peak Fire Map
Posted at 5:02 PM, Jul 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-13 12:46:00-04

TROY —  The Burnt Peak Fire, southwest of Troy, has grown to over 650 acres Monday.

The fire was sparked by lightning July 7th and is burning in timbered, steep terrain.

As of Monday, the fire has grown to approximately 583 acres with 10% containment.

Pre-evacuation notices are in effect and the fire is within 2 miles of residences.

Equipment will continue to improve access to the fire and resources are extending and improving anchor points.

A public meeting will be held Tuesday, July 13th at 6 p.m. at the Three Rivers Ranger Station parking lot in Troy.

Approximately 95 fire personnel are currently on the scene utilizing Keeler Rattle Road #473, Pony Mountain Road #2201, and the North Fork Keeler Road #404 as part of the suppression efforts.

Resources on scene include 4 engines, 4 water tenders, 2 falling modules, 7 pieces of equipment, and 1 IA module, and multiple air resources.

Smoke is visible from the community of Troy.