The USFS has reported good progress on containment on the Sway Fire. Voluntary Evacuation Advisory has been lifted for nearby residents.— Humboldt Co OES (@HumCoOES) August 1, 2017
Map features coordinates of the fire indicated by scanner traffic
The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office provides a little more information on the “Sway Incident” in the press release below:
There is currently a 20 acre wildland fire burning in the Swayback Ridge area near the Mad River Ranger Station. The fire is on a ridge top north of Black Lassic and to the west of the Van Duzen Rd. Fire personnel are on scene.
The Sheriff’s Office is requesting a voluntary evacuation of residents in the area. Residents wishing to stay are asked to prepare for evacuation. Further information to follow.
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Wildfire burning approx. 20 acre near Swayback Ridge. Evacuation potential. HCSO and USFS on scene notifying residents.— Humboldt Co OES (@HumCoOES) August 1, 2017