News Update!!: Laughlin, NV: Fire at Big Bend State Park is 90% contained.
According to the Nevada State Park, the fire named the “Big Bend Fire” is 90% contained and has burned a total of 225.2 acres.
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The fire was burning at Big Bend State Park in Laughlin, Nevada, and started on Sunday, August 18th, 2019.
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Fire crews continuing mop-up efforts throughout the day as the burn area approaches patrol status.
The Big Bend of the Colorado State Recreation Area is anticipated to re-open on Monday, August 26th, 2019 as long as it is determined by park managers and fire officials to be safe to the public.
Park visitors are reminded to stay out of the restricted burn areas, as dangerous underground hot spots may still persist.