The Hewlett Gulch fire grew in size over night from about 1,000 to about 5,000 acres. Highway 14 could be closed from time to time today to facilitate fire fighting. Officials have also released an air quality health advisory because of excessive smoke in the atmosphere.

Detailed information on the fire can be found at http://www.inciweb.org/incident/2863/ or by calling the Forest Service Information line at 498-1030.