Wednesday, April 30, 2008

CA-SMD-Santa Anita Fire - 584 acres and is 88 % percent

As containment is achieved and with the cooler weather cooperating heavy demoblization will occur today and tomorrow on the fire.
All of the evacuated areas, with the exception of Chantry Flats in the Angeles National Forest have been reopened.

From South Ops:
Santa Anita Fire
(CA-SMD-08-22735) fire has burned 584 acres and is 88 % percent contained . Incident remains in Unified Command with USFS (Fiorella), Sierra Madre Fire (Heydorf) and Sierra Madre Police (Diaz). All of the evacuated areas, with the exception of Chantry Flats in the Angeles National Forest , have been reopened. Heavy demobilization expected to occur today and tomorrow. With the cooler temperatures and good progress made by the crews. Lower evelvations of the incident are observing some drizzle. It is anticipated that containment will be achieved on May 2nd. Acreage aportionment: USFS=238 acres and Sierra Madre=346 acres.

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