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| Falls fire 175+ acres|
Reduction in acres due to accurate mapping. Fire is in unified command with Southern California Interagency Team #3 (Wakoski), Cleveland National Forest, and Cal Fire (Gallegos). SoCal IIMT#3 transitioning to a local type 3 organization on Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 0600. Continue to mop up. Continue fire suppression damage repairs. Incident close out at Lake Elsinore High School at 1100hrs.
This will be the last update from this incident.
Update 8-9 0900: 1,416 acres 95% contained
Fire has been wind and time tested. Fire is expected to remain within current containment lines. Suppression repairs are underway. Back haul of hose and supplies are occurring from the fire perimeter. The Ortega Highway remains open under CHP escorts. CALTRANS continues to repair highway features within the fire area. Demobilization continues with surplus resources being made available to other incidents. Management of the fire will be transferred to a local type 3 organization on Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 0600. SoCal IIMT#3 to close out with the forest on Saturday, August 10, 2013 in the afternoon at Elsinore High School.Update 8-8 1900: 1,416 acres 95% contained
Fire is expected to remain within current containment lines.
Hot spots near fire line and some burning in interior islands remain a threat.
Line construction is complete
Update 8-8 0900: 1,416 acres 85% contained
Fire continues to move South and East and has established itself in the San Mateo Wilderness, but is holding at the ridge lines. The fire has potential to move further North, resulting in additional structure threat and has potential to move into Morrell and Decker Canyons. Immediate concerns involving communities of LakeLand Village, Rancho Capistrano and Decker Canyon remain under mandatory evacuation orders.
Ortega Highway (Hwy 74) is closed.
If fire spreads into the San Mateo Wilderness it will create access problems due to lack of roads available.
Update 1515: TYPE 2 Team on order, fire jumped south main divide in multiple spots, crossed ridge burning downslope.
Update 1455: 3 immediate need any type engine ST's for lakelan village. Batt. 33 CNF assuming Div Sup for lakelan village
Update 1335: 175 acres, Structures are threatened, Evacs for Decker Canyon
Update 1245: "Spotting in front going to hit the Ortega Hwy pretty hard."
Additional Hand Crews dispatched, MVU is sending 4 Rainbow and 2 PLC Crews to the incident.
Update 1225: Wind is heading fire East to Lake Elsinore. AA requested 2 additional any type AT
IA: 25 acres
From Red Mountain: http://anr.ucsd.edu/cameras/L/rm-av8185-2_3.jpg