Tuesday, July 28, 2009

CA-SCU- Pacheco - Pacheco Pass Wildland Fire - 100 acres 50%

Santa Clara County Fire - No current structure threat
Road Closures: Possible Traffic controls on Highway 152 check CHP CAD - LinkPacheco Pass Wildland Fire header
Photo credit: kionrightnow.com reader
Update: 1630 - AA canceled holding 106, 406.
Update: 1600 - 100 acres, LNU just dispatched ST 9142 C 9142C to cover SCU (req. E7) SCU 2730, (ECHO7)
U1457 is ST Leader-Engines 1457 1475 1478 1461 1467
Update: 1530 - 60 acres, request a second copter w/crew.
Update: 1520 - 50-60 acres - ROS slowed down. 50% contained.
Update: 1510hrs -Copter 106 overhead, heavy spotting out in front. WB 152 Closed, EB 2 way control by SO

IA: 30+ Acres, slow to moderate ROS. Long narrow fire.
Location: Pacheco Pass, Calif-Highway 152 East of Bloomfield Ave. Near a Vineyard
Resources: 15 fire engines and 2 bulldozers, 2 helicopters, 2 air tankers.

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