The word coming down from the Table Mountain Complex fire is that it continues to burn out of control in the Blewett Pass area and spokeswoman Jan Ulrich says the fire is moving closer to Mission Ridge. She says the fireline is about 2 to 3 miles from the Ridge with spotting to within 1 mile. The fire exploded yesterday into a firestorm that generated a smoke column rose to over 42-thousand feet. Ulrich says we can expect the same situation today which will pose problems for firefighters trying the contain the massive blaze.
Ulrich sayscrews will Continue to construct control lines through burnout operations and establishing dozer lines