Fire Near Satus Pass Increases Overnight

<p>Mile Marker 28 Fire</p>

Mile Marker 28 Fire

The Mile Marker 28 Fire near Satus Pass has more than doubled in size overnight.

Incident commanders say the fire has grown to more than 4,200 acres, or about 7 square miles.

30 homes have been evacuated so far, the Department of Transportation will assess Highway 97 this morning and decide if it will remain closed.

The fire was first reported Wednesday -- about 700 personnel are expected to be at the fire by the end of the day.