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Fire north of Yuma almost 100% contained

(Firefighters have the upper hand)…Officials say the Island Lake Fire is over 90% contained.

That is the latest report. The fire is north of Yuma and has burned along the Colorado River, crossing into Imperial County a couple days ago. Officials say 3,200 acres have burned, destroying five structures and a fence. No injuries have been reported. Until the fire is fully contained and beyond, portions of the Colorado River will be closed to recreationists. This will interrupt some Memorial Day vacationers, but officials say they cannot take a chance of people getting hurt or worse.