Officials: Maple Fire to Burn for Foreseeable Future

As the fast-moving Maple Fire continues to torch forestland near Hamma Hamma north of Shelton, initial analysis suggests that it will be burning for a long time.

      Fri August 10 News

Officials say the fire grew to 811 acres by Thursday afternoon.  They expect it to grow by 100 to 200 acres a day for the foreseeable future.  The fire is just 5% contained.  DNR officials say it will continue to burn until the weather changes.