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UPDATE (July 7) -- The Mahogany Fire on Mt. Charleston was 100% contained by Tuesday night, according to the U.S. Forest Service.

The 2,758 acre wildfire began Sunday, June 28 and spread quickly that night due to high winds. 


UPDATE (July 6) -- Officials once again reduced the acreage of the Mahogany Fire Monday morning.

Due to more accurate mapping, the fire was reduced to 2,758 acres. The fire was still at 95% containment as of 9:30 a.m. Monday.


UPDATE (July 5) -- Officials said containment of the Mahogany Fire was 95% on Sunday evening.

"Hot spots continue to smolder south of the Deer Creek Spur Road and northeast of Angel Peak," officials wrote on Twitter.

Strong winds expected Tuesday with low humidity will cause a red flag warning from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., officials said.


UPDATE (July 4) -- Due to the continued firefighting efforts to contain the Mahogany Fire, Lee Canyon will remain closed Sunday, July 5.

Upper Lee Canyon Road will be closed until Monday, July 6. 

On Saturday afternoon, Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest officials reported the Mahogany Fire was 94% contained.

Mahogany Fire: Crews work to contain 2,794-acre wildfire on Mt. Charleston

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Lee Canyon officials announced Friday evening that the canyon will remain closed for July 4.

The decision to remain closed on Saturday comes after crews made great progress on Mahogany Fire. As of Friday, the fire had 76% containment.

Lee Canyon remaining closed will help fire crews maintain progress, officials said.

The public can check Lee Canyon's social media and website for more information regarding operations on Sunday, July 5.

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