Nicolls Fire now 75 percent contained, 1,680 acres burned

Roads in Kiavah Wilderness closed to public

Firefighters say the Nicolls Fire is now 75 percent contained as crews are continuing to be flown by helicopter into this remote area.

The fire has burned 1,680 acres since it started on July 11.

Helicopters are being utilized to transport water and drop it on hot spots where firefighters work to extinguish the fire.

Forest roads and trails in the Kiavah Wilderness Nicolls Fire area have been closed and will remain closed until the fire has been fully suppressed. This closure affects a portion of the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail.

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