I pulled myself away from pixel trivia to get a hike in. I didn't see any snakes this trip. I think then knew Tortoise Hiker wasn't with me. I started around 4:10p and the east side of the trail was shaded. The sun was low enough by the time I came around the west end that it wasn't too hot out. I saw a few rabbits and a few other hikers but other than that a quiet trip.
A campfire must be extinguished by drowning it with water, stirring with a shovel, and repeating that process until the campfire is cold to the touch. A campfire is still a danger if it has any trace of heat, and must not be left or abandoned. Wildfires can begin by abandoned campfires that rebuild heat on windy days and then blowing embers ignite surrounding grasses and brush.