1-23 1000hrs: 296 acres and 100% contained.
1630hrs: #BecksFire now 300 acres & 50% contained. Full containment tomorrow.
1500hrs: AQ Advisory has been issued due to heavy smoke in the Redwood Valley and Willits Areas. Source is the #BecksFire in Lake County.
1330hrs: Fire on Mt. Konocti now reported to be 250 acres with potential to grow to 600 acres.
1300hrs: 150+ acres? moving toward the peak of Mt. Konocti and away from Kelseyville and structures.
12:45hrs: Request for 2 engine strike teams to meet at the base of Mt. Konocti.
1230hrs Request for 3 additional crews, a strike team, a dozer and more overhead command staff.
1200hrs: 90 acres
1100hrs: 5 - 7 acres heavy brush, with structure threat.
|Eric Wheaton took this picture of an escaped control burn in the area of Red Hills Road near Kelseyville, Calif., on Tuesday, January 22, 2013.|
Acres: 150 (UC)
ROS: Initialy slow rate of spread, with difficult access.
ROC: 5 - 7 acres, heavy brush
Special Hazards: Lookout/Radio towers on mountain top. Heavy brush
Resources: Multiple LG engines, calling for code 3 dozers and hand crews.
Radio Frequencies: CMD: LNU East TAC: VFIRE22
Other Comments: Started from a burn pile at vineyard, Ash from the fire was reported to be falling in the Kelseyville area, as well as in Lakeport and Upper Lake.
Road Closures: Lake County Public Works said Konocti Road, at the base of Mt. Konocti – past Mt. Vista Middle School closed to all traffic due to the fire.