Tuesday, March 25, 2008

CA-RRU-Tamarisk Fire - Wildland Vegetation Fire

CA-RRU-Tamarisk IC- Riverside County -Wildland Vegetation Fire

CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters are at the scene of a vegetation fire in the Thousand Palms area.

Time Reported: 03:05 AM
Location: Thousand Palms area, near Ramon Road between I-10 and the railroad tracks, Varner road.
Resources:
11 engines, 4 water tenders, 4 Crews - CAL FIRE/Riverside, Indio, Riverside County Fire Depts.
Initial Sizeup: 2 1/2 acres
ICP:
Varner Road, north of I 10 adjacent from the fire.

Road closures: Heavy smoke hindering westbound traffic on I10 near Ramon Road. Due to the heavy smoke, CHP has closed the westbound #3 and 4 lanes near Ramon Road. Closure of these lanes could be in excess of 8 hours.
Notes: No injuries reported.

Media note: CAL FIRE PIO Captain Fernando Herrera can be reached at (760) 250-9881.
Sources: RRU Incident page,

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