|CDF Heli-tanker working Momyer Wildland Fire|
Credit: USDA Forest Service
Fire activity: Active burning between midnight and 5:00 a.m. this morning.
Six crews will hike into the fire area this morning to relieve the four night shift crews. Available air resources include: 3 medium helicopters, 1 Type 1 helicopter, 2 air tankers (if needed)
Update: 5-9-1200hrs 150 acres, The Momyer and Vivian Creek Trails are closed until further notice.
Update: 5-8-1330hrs 10 acres with moderate ROS, 1/2 mile spotting observed, evacuating public from the ten thousand foot ridge area.
IA: #Wildfire 1/2 acre fire above Forrest Falls.
Date of Origin: Sunday May 08th, 2011 approx. 10:30 AM
Location: San Gorgonio Wilderness
Crews: Oak Glen 3, 7, Prado 2, 3, Fenner Canyon 3, 6, Pilot Rock 1, 2, 3, Fuego Rangers, Rincon
Aircraft: AA310, 2 AT(Tankers 70 and 75) on order, one T-1 Helo, CDF 902, CDF 305, ORC 3, 212AH
Cause: Under Investigation
Related info: Cal Fire has not staffed on-call air-tankers as usual. Cal Fire has decided to not start air-tankers until May 15th.