Creek Fire continues to burn as terrain hampers suppression

Despite cooler temperatures and the efforts of more than 1,600 personnel still on the job, the Creek Fire continues to burn in the Sierra National Forest, in Fresno and Madera counties.
As of Tuesday morning, Oct. 13, the fire had grown to 337,655 acres and was 55 percent contained, according to forest officials.
The Creek Fire started in Fresno County near the communities of Shaver and Huntington on Sept. 4 and burned into Eastern Madera County the next day, prompting extensive evacuations and...

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