By Danielle Chavira

EAGLE COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Firefighters at the Sylvan Fire burning in Eagle County have contained 10% of it as of Sunday morning. While the rain has helped them slowly get some control, fire officials say it’s giving the public a false perception.

Sylvan Fire (credit: Inciweb)

They are pleading with the public to stay out of closed areas in the White River National Forest due to slick, potentially dangerous conditions.

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Parts of the White River National Forest remain closed, but Red Table Road and the Basalt to Gypsum trail system recently reopened.

In the last 24 hours, about a third of an inch of rain fell onto the fire. So far, an inch in total has fallen. Officials say the slippery conditions make the firefight more difficult.

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Crews expect drier conditions to move in in the next few days with substantial activity by the end of the week.

Fulford, Yeoman and Hat Creek are now downgraded to a pre-evacuation status according to information from Eagle County. Pre-evacuation orders for Salt Creek, Bruce Creek and Frost Creek have been lifted.

Hardscrabble remains under a mandatory evacuation order and is closed at this time.

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The fire remains at 3,775 acres. It’s not clear what caused the fire.

Danielle Chavira