Publication Date September 19, 2016

Crews continue to make progress fighting the Soberanes Fire

United States
Photo: Brentwood Reid, Alaska Incident Management Team

UPDATE: 9/19/16 2:36 AM: Firefighters say the fire is now 67 percent contained.

It's the first time containment has reached above 60 percent, since the fire started on July 22nd.

The fire has grown to more than 113,000 acres.

More than 2,000 firefighters are still on scene, working to get the fire under control by the end of the month