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Rock Springs & 530 Forest Fires – 80 Acres Burned – Tuesday Update

July 31st, 2012 by

The Arkansas Forestry Commissin has confirmed the total acrage destroyed by Monday’s 3 forest fires as….
I-530 —- 3 acres
Rock Springs west — 9 acres
Rock Springs east — 68 acres

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Rock Springs & 530 Forest Fires Contained – 6:30 Update
July 30, 2012

Around 3 pm, several calls reporting grass fires were reported on HWY 530 and Rock Springs.

6  local fire depts. and the Arkansas Forestry Commission fought the blazes, in 4 separate areas.

Monticello, Barkada, Clear Creek, Wilmar, Collins-Cominto, and Valley Fire Depts. battled fires near the roadways, while the Forestry Commission used their “spotter plane” and 7 fire-plows to battle the fires in the wooded areas.

Around 5 pm, the 2 smaller fires, estimated to be around 5 acres each, were contained, with the larger one estimated to be 2/3 contained.

By 6:30, the large fire, estimated to be approximately 60, was contained, with plows “mopping up” the remaining hot spots.

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