Thursday, April 23, 2009

CA-TNF- HILL - Wildland Fire (Timber) - 25 acres 100%

Incident Overview

Hill Fire has been contained as of Wednesday evening at 9:00 pm. Crews remained on the fire all night. Today 2 crews, 2 egnines and 2 water tenders will continue to mop up hot spots on the fire line. The acreage was remapped and is at 25.5 acres.

Crews and equipment are from the Forest Service and local government.

Basic Information

Incident TypeWildland Fire
CauseUnder Investigation
Date of OriginWednesday April 22nd, 2009 aprox 02:08 PM
Location4-5 miles north of Bullards Bar Reservoir
Incident CommanderJason Flores Today

Current Situation

Total Personnel50
Size25 acres
Percent Contained100%
Estimated Containment DateWednesday April 22nd, 2009 aprox 09:00 PM
Fuels Involved

fire is burning in timber plantations and brush

Outlook

Planned Actions

Crews are mopping up hot spots along the fire line.

Remarks

0 structures threatened


Location: Hill Fire is burning in area about 4-5 miles north of Bullards Bar Reservoir (approx 20 miles northwest of Nevada City) in brush and timber plantations in the Tahoe National Forest.
Resources: Approximately 125 personnel are attacking the fire including 6 engines, 5 crews, 2 dozers, 5 water tenders, 1 helicopter, and 10 smoke jumpers. Fire is about 30 acres in size - no homes threatened.
Agencies: Forest Service, Camptonville Fire Department, Pike Fire Department, North San Juan Fire Department and Calfire.
Cause: The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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