American Fire fully contained

Smoke from the American Fire 8/18 (Vic & Lynne Morin)
Smoke from the American Fire 8/18 (Vic & Lynne Morin)
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Updated: 8/30/2013 9:56 am
PLACER COUNTY, Calif. (KRNV & MyNews4.com) -- The American Fire in Place County, California is 100 percent contained, according to the U.S. Forest Service.

Today, crews will continue this aggressive “mop-up,” which consists of seeking out and destroying hot spots in the fire area. Although full containment of the fire has been reached, area residents and visitors should expect to see smoke from smoldering stumps and vegetation on the forest floor for some time.

Mosquito Ridge Road (FSR 96) has reopened.

The following Forest Service Roads (FSR) on the American Fire area perimeter are
still closed:

Deadwood Ridge Road (FSR 6149) from Foresthill Divide Road (FSR 0088) to the road’s end;
Foresthill Divide Road (FSR 0088) from the intersection of Humbug Canyon Road (FSR 66) to Robinson Flat;
and Flat Ravine Road (FSR 43) from Robinson Flat Campground to Mosquito Ridge Road (FSR 96).
Robinson Flat Campground and Duncan Peak Lookout also remain closed.
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