Today’s progression map illustrates the secured
southeast perimeter (in orange). Burnout operations
over the last few days have been hand-fired since
the smoke inversion prohibited air operations
conducting the planned plastic sphere dispenser
(PSD) aerial firing. This extended our containment
date to 23 August, 2013.
While the burnouts are ‘calm’ and burning optimally,
according to Operations report at morning briefing,
smoke has drifted into various communities as winds
Expected containment of
the Whiskey Fire is now 23 August, 2013.
Ultimately, there will be an end to the smoke.
Meanwhile, we appreciate the patience and
cooperation of local communities.