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The Associated Press
Date
August 22, 2013

Significant wildfires burning in the western US

Fifty large wildfires burned uncontained Thursday in the U.S. Notable fires, with location, containment, size, fuel, personnel and cost to date:

—Rim, Stanislaus National Forest, Calif.; 2 percent contained, 84 square miles, timber and brush, 1,356 personnel, $2.8 million.

—Lolo Creek Complex, outside Lolo, Mont.; 0 percent contained, 14.8 square miles, timber and grass, 508 personnel, $805,000.

—Government Flat Complex, outside The Dalles, Ore.; 15 percent contained, 17 square miles, timber and grass, 853 personnel, $4.6 million.

—Beaver Creek , outside Sun Valley, Idaho; 47 percent contained, 172 square miles, timber and brush, 1,721 personnel, $16.6 million.

—American, Tahoe National Forest, Calif.; 60 percent contained, 26 square miles, timber, 1,866 personnel, $14.5 million.

—Eagle, Okanogan/Wenatchee National Forest, Wash.; 10 percent contained, 1.2 square miles, 596 personnel, $1 million.

—Spring Peak, Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, Nev.; 68 percent contained, 22 square miles, pinyon pine, juniper and brush; 270 personnel, $1 million.

—Mississippi, outside Delta, Alaska; containment not available, 105 square miles, timber brush and grass; 335 personnel, $4.4 million.

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