Weather Aids Firefighters in Jolly Mountain Fire Battle

The Jolly Mountain Fire stood at having burned 36,808 acres on Monday, September 18, and was 40 percent contained. Rain and snow was in the forecast in the vicinity of the fire, according to the incident report.

The weather has allowed firefighters to secure containment lines, and the fire was not expected to spread further, the incident report said. There was concern for flash flooding and mudflows with heavy rain expected in the coming days. Credit: Jolly Mountain Fire Info via Storyful