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Update: 1730hrs - Highway Incident CA-AFV-003253 update fire now 400 + acres 80% contained, working to complete line around incident. Request for Type II team has been canceled as ground resources making good progress with the assistance of helicopters and air tankers. Threats / Values at risk to Lompoc Federal penitentiary, Air force Village West have been reduced. Incident will require heavy mop up due to anticipated weather condtions in the next operational period.
Update: 1700hrs - Per AA 400 acres 80% lined, Non-essential personnel are being asked to return to base housing.
Update: 1600hrs - Fire reported at 288 + acres 0% percent containment burning in grass and medium brush. Threats / Values at risk Lompoc Federal penitentiary, Air force Village West and a major electrical transmission line in the fires perimeter. There are reports that the power to Vandenberg Air force Base is out to a majority of the base proper with some sections of the base are on back up power or generators. A Request for a Type 2 CIIMT has been placed to the GACC. There are a number of VLATs (Very Large Air tankers) are assigned.
Update: 1230hrs: New fire(s), reported as possibly 3-4 fires on base. One inc. reported as 30 acres Rapid ROS. Multiple suplimental equiptment requests/ air tankers. Per A/A 300 structures threatned.
Initial sizeup: New fire(s), reported as possibly 3-4 fires on base. One inc. reported as 30 acres Rapid ROS
Location: Fire is burning toward the East, fire is located North of the prison and West of San Antonio rd.
CREWS: Los Padres IHC
VLATS On order
Helitanker 708 enroute from Fresno Air Base
OES 1810A enroute from SLO County