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A tactical point at which a fire's spread is stopped by and within specific features, constructed or natural; also, the result of stopping a fire's spread so that no further spread is expected under foreseeable conditions. For reporting purposes, the time and date of containment. This term no longer has a strategic meaning in Federal policy (USFS-R3).

added by Arthur Brown
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