Air crews dropped fire retardant and water to contain the Slink Fire on September 1, as firefighters battled the blaze burning near California’s border with Nevada.
As of September 2, the fire, located near Coleville, California, was estimated to be roughly 14,200 acres.
Earlier, the towns of Walker and Coleville were evacuated, and a stretch of Highway 395 was shut down due to the blaze.
Those emergency measures were lifted, and as of September 2 traffic could once again pass along 395.
According to officials, the fire was 10 percent contained on the morning of September 2. Credit: U.S. Forest Service-Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest via Storyful