Slinkard Fire fully contained after burning 8,925 acres

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TOPAZ, Calif. (KOLO) - The Bureau of Land Management says the Slinkard Fire is fully contained after burning 8,925 acres, or 14 square miles. Containment was declared September 12, 2017.

There have been no injuries and no structures lost.

The lightning-caused fire was in Slinkard Valley and the west slope of Antelope Valley, west of Topaz in Mono County, California. The fire burned in cheat grass, sagebrush and pinyon/juniper. It started August 29, 2017.


A map of the Slinkard Fire released Sept. 3, 2017.