Crews work to reduce erosion risk after Bullards Bar Fire |

Crews work to reduce erosion risk after Bullards Bar Fire

Fire crews and equipment continue to mop up 300 feet from the fire line of the Bullards Fire, which was declared fully contained Tuesday.

Road closures have been lifted, but firefighters, equipment and utility companies might continue to work on or near the highway and side roads.

Calfire and the U.S. Forest Service continue to manage the fire, with 390 personnel, 16 engines and two bulldozers.

Crews and equipment will be completing “suppression repair” work to reduce erosion potential from fire line construction or other damage. Water bars or “speed bumps” are being built to funnel future rain runoff. Brush and shrubs will be pulled back onto the fireline to reduce erosion as well. This work is expected to be completed by the end of September or early October.

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