Saturday, March 22, 2008

SCU - Summit Fire - Wildland Fire - Summit Rd-Loma Chaquita area

CA-SCU-Summit IC -Wildland Fire in the Summit Rd. / Loma Chaquita area

Final Update: Crews overnight kept the fire within the containment perimeter despite winds gusting to 20 mph. Mop up in heavy fuels continues this morning and will likely last through a good portion of the day.
Source: Loma Prieta fire blog

Update: approx 2030hrs - The fire is contained but still hot. The community can expect smoke in the air overnight and tomorrow. Crews will remain at the fire overnight.


Photo credit: Loma Prieta Volunteer Fire and Rescue
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Loma Prieta Fire, Cal Fire, Santa Clara County Fire, Scotts Valley Fire, Casa Loma Fire and Uvas Fire are involved in suppression efforts up on the ridge top at the County Line. Currently the fire is at one acre in very rough terrain.

At this time no instructions have been given for evacuations.

Source:Loma Prieta Volunteer Fire and Rescue:

2 comments:

  1. Here is a Google map showing the fire perimeter and the evacuation areas.

    They had one for the fires in San Diego last year that was kept up to date. I'm thinking this one will also.

    http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?msa=0&msid=102777535042488518720.00044dd25ae1b131a56cd&hl=en&ie=UTF8&ll=37.076545,-121.855888&spn=0.170374,0.287018&t=h&z=12

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  2. Thanks Stokeybob I am the editor of this blog and currently assigned to this fire so updates from me are sporadic at best, Thanks to a volunteer author named Gene and readers like you your keeping the information flowing to those that need it....I am grateful,
    Bob

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