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Sunday, September 18, 2011

CA-ANF-MINT Wildland Fire 640 acres 80% - Map

Mint Fire headerCredit: Jeanine MilitelloTwidroyd
Incident Overview
Wildfire located off Highway 14/Sierra Highway/Mint Canyon.
Basic Information
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnder Investigation
Date of OriginSaturday September 17th, 2011 approx. 08:00 AM
LocationHwy 14/Sierra Hwy/ Mint Canyon
Incident CommanderJohn Lane, Div 3

Current Situation

Total Personnel400
Size640 acres
Percent Contained80%
Estimated Containment DateSunday September 18th, 2011 approx. 06:00 PM
Fuels Involved
Grasses and medium brush.
Significant Events
1 minor firefighter injury

Outlook

Planned Actions
Firefighters will continue to work to complete hand and dozer line.
Terrain Difficulty
Rolling hills with limited accessibility.

Current Weather

Wind Conditions5-10 mph SW
Temperature77 degrees
Humidity30%
Angeles National Forest Mint Fire Perimeter location map

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****REMINDER**** Every fire has the ability to be catastrophic. The wildland fire management environment has profoundly changed. Growing numbers of communities, across the nation, are experiencing longer fire seasons; more frequent, bigger, and more severe, fires are a real threat. Be careful with all campfires and equipment.
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