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Hayden Pass Fire now 50 percent contained

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The Hayden Pass Fire is 50 percent contained at 16,414 acres as of Wednesday evening, according to fire officials. 

The fire is expected to be fully contained by Saturday, October 1st.

About 589 fire personnel remain on scene. Crews plan to continue mop up, rehabilitation and monitoring fire progression, hoping to have little impact to traffic on Highway 50. 

All structure protection was complete by Saturday night. Evacuees are expected to be able to return home by Thursday, according to fire officials.

Mandatory evacuations (all evacuated roads are CLOSED):
• County Road 6, South of County Rd 45

Road Closures: 
• County Road 1A from Hwy 50 to Hwy 69 (local traffic only) 
• County Road 39 
• County Rd 40 ( local traffic only) 
• Fox Creek Dr (local traffic only)

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