Map Of El Valle Fire Released By Carson National Forest

Fire officials at the El Valle Fire are reporting that an infrared flight took place this morning, finding the size of the fire at 521 acres, as of 9:45 a.m. Saturday. Containment remains at 0%. This map shows the 521-acre burn area. Green shading is National Forest land (341 acres) and brown shading shows non-Forest Service lands (181 acres). The fire was showing much less intense behavior this morning but officials were concerned that activity could pick up later in the day if there were dry thunderstorms. Crews remain on scene working to strengthen dozer lines, increase containment and protect structures. See video of a helicopter dropping water on the fire Friday at the link below courtesy of Carson National Forest. Map courtesy Carson National Forest