Tuesday, August 17, 2010

CA-BDU-Miller - Wildland Fire - 100 acres 10%

CA-BDU-Miller

A wildland fire is burning on the northern edge of Lake Silverwood, north of Crestline. There are no threats to residents in the local mountains or Summit Valley area of Hesperia. All highways are open and no evacuations are in place.
Fire is under unified command - CAL FIRE San Bernardino Unit and US Forest Service San Bernardino National Forest
IA: 1705hrs - Wildland Fire - Cal Fire and BDF responding to Silverwood Lake State Recreation Area, Hesperia,   Smoke showing from Strawberry peak lookout.
Sizeup: 1.5 ac mod rate of spread. heavy fuels, Fire was very active during initial attack.
Location: In the Miller canyon areaof Silverwood lake.
Communications: 
CDF Command 1 - 151.355
CDF Tac 8 - 151.370
CDF Tac 5 - 151.250
CDF A/G - 151.220 narrow
Closures: All highways are open and no evacuations are in place
Incident Command: Fire is under unified command - CAL FIRE San Bernardino Unit and US Forest Service San Bernardino National Forest
Fuels: Chaparral - approx 7yr growth. Fire area burned during October 2003 Old and Grand Prix fires
There are no threats to residents in the local mountains or Summit Valley area of Hesperia.
Updates:
1915hrs - IC just order 3 more water tenders closest available.
1830hrs -Helitanker 781 inbound from Hemet, Heli 534 also assigned.
1800hrs -Helitanker 716 returning to San Bernardino tanker base reporting issues with his tank.
IC reporting fire making a run to the east - 25-30 acres, potential for another 10-20. No structure threat.
1745hrs - Lead Bravo 5 ordered out of Fox. T05 and T73 currently enroute, will be loading out of Victorville. Order is in for 2 additional ATs and 2 HTs.
1735hrs -25 acres holding on a ridge, AA12 on scene.
BDF resources responding or on scene: BC11 (Nelson); Crew 1, Crew 3; H534; E13, E14, E311, E32, E333, E336, PT11, WT32. Helitanker's 792 716 from BDF enroute
Incident Contact:
John Miller
Phone: 909-382-2788
More information:
Inciweb: Link
Wildlandfire.com - Link
Incident Cooperators:
Calfire

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