Pockets of unburned fuel were active on the Decker Fire yesterday. The result was more smoke blowing into Howard.
Helicopters were able to fly and drop water on those hotspots for most of the day.
The Decker Fire is listed today at 6,482 acres and containment has grown to 14 percent with containment progress being made on the north side of the fire. 896 firefighting personnel are currently working the fire.
Crews continue to work on strengthening containment lines around the Decker Fire, including hand line and dozer lines to protect the eastern portion of the fire toward the Howard area. The structure protection crews will also remain present in Howard.
Besides the 896 firefighters working the fire, the response also includes 29 engines, 3 dozers and 8 aircraft.