Cerro Pelado Fire Now At 40,958 Acres, 11 Percent Contained

The incessant strong winds yesterday and overnight caused the fire to grow. It now covers 40,958 acres and is 11% contained. Here are today’s Public Information and Progression Maps based on IR mapping from late Sunday night. Follow this link to today’s KMZ map to view on Google Earth https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/article/8075/68425/.

Cerro Pelado Fire progression map issued Monday. Courtesy image