Observer Staff

Firefighters have control of a fire on Mt. Fanny since the call came into dispatch at 2:59 p.m. Tuesday.

As of Wednesday morning, the blaze is six acres. There is a Type 3 Incident Commander with four engines and four ground crews working to manage the fire.

“It’s not a huge concern right now,” Assistant Center Manager at Blue Mountain Interagency Dispatch Center Gerald Garrett said. “It’s in good shape at this point. They’re mostly just lining and mopping up now.”

The cause of the fire is not known at this time The fire grew to five acres by the end of the day Tuesday and reached six overnight. Air and ground crews worked to put out the flames, with a strong focus on air attacks. Now the fire is calm and spotty according to Garrett.

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