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Monday, August 15, 2011

CA-LNU-Knoxville Incident - Wildland Fire - 508 acres - 100% contained

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Date/Time Started: August 13, 2011 2:45 pm  
Incident Type: Wildland Fire

IA:  
County: Napa
Location: Off Berryessa-Knoxville Rd., north of Lake Berryessa
GPS Info: 
Acres Burned: 508 acres - 100% contained
Threatened:  None
Evacuations: None

Cause:
Cooperating Agencies: Napa County Fire, Lake County Fire Protection Dist., North Shore Fire Protection Dist., South Lake County Fire Protection Dist., CDCR, CHP, Dept. of Fish and Game, BLM 
Total Fire Personnel: 190 
Engines: 14

Fire crews: 6

Airtankers:  0
Helicopters:  3
Conditions: Firefighters are continuing to build and improve the containment line around the fire. Terrain is extremely rugged and steep. Containment is expected Monday, Aug 15.

Road closures: Two road closure locations: Berryessa/Knoxville road closed until Monday, August 15 at 18:00 pm.   2 miles north of Lake Berryessa and 3 miles south on Napa – Lake County line.   

Resources assigned:  
Comms:   
Injuries:

Structure Threats:  None
Special Hazards:   
Cause: Under investigation

More Info:   
RR Link: 
Agency Link: CAL FIRE - http://cdfdata.fire.ca.gov/incidents/incidents_details_info?incident_id=553

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