Last night saw the largest turnout ever for the Ark Valley Humane’s Society’s ‘Cause for the Paws’.
The Decker Fire is listed today at 8,570 acres. 953 personnel are currently working the fire. Nine aircraft are assigned to the Decker Fire.
Ark Valley Humane Society’s annual fundraiser “Cause for the Paws” is tomorrow night at the SteamPlant.
The evacuation order for residents living on County Road 101, Bear Creek, has been cancelled, effective at 10 am today.
The Salida City Council voted last night to purchase 64 acres in the Arkansas Hills area from Union Pacific Railroad for $222,539.
A Decker Fire public meeting is being held today beginning at 5:15 pm at the SteamPlant in Salida.
Ballots for the November 5th Election are in the mail.
The Alliance is holding a Candlelight Vigil tonight from 4:30 pm to 7 pm at the end of F Street in downtown Salida.
[Update] The Decker Fire is 6,482 acres. Fire crews have gained some containment on the north side; it is now 14% contained.
Despite gusty winds on Saturday, the Decker Fire only grew by some 200 acres. The fire is now 6,155 acres with 5 percent containment.