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444 Fire almost fully contained; Mount Si, Little Si trails are open

  - Photo by Christy Trotto
— image credit: Photo by Christy Trotto

The main Mount Si and Little Si trails reopened Thursday, Aug. 1, after being closed due to the "444 Fire," which is still burning but mostly under control on Mount Si.

Hikers are asked to be cautious while using the trails, as conditions have changed, with fire crews and heavy machinery still working in the forest.

The 444 wildfire is burning in steep rocky terrain at the base of Mount Si, between the Mount Si and Little Si trails. The fire is currently 95 percent contained at 18 acres.

DNR fire managers ask that the public remember to practice good stewardship of state’s natural resources and be careful when visiting wooded areas.

 

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