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Tuesday, June 19, 2012

CA-KRN-GRAPEVINE 150-200 acres

 KERN GRAPEVINE FIRE
Wildfire: N. of Grapevine, 3 mi. East of I-5 off of Edmonston Pumping Plant Rd.
Wind Driven, 150-200 acres w/Moderate ROS.

Updates:
1435 - Cessna 182 coming over fire at 6500' VFR for IR picture.
1407 - AA cancelling 2 unfilled/not on scene helicopter orders
1357 - "Looking real good with the air support" - unk crew supervisor
1354 - Div supes sounding like they have tentative line around head of fire, anticipating some roll out.
1348 - South Op's calling for load and hold T-100 to continue, IC now canceling both(2) inbound alpha-15 and alpha-16 AT's
1337: 4 Tankers off fire on hold, 2 still inbound 30 out / Rotary airshow now 4 helo's on fire. AT-76 heading back to Porterville. AT-74 back to Paso Robles, AA-410 handing off fire to AA-65?
1330 - 3 AT's putting retardant across top of ridge, coming in behind H-408 "Putting mud along the west-side
1330 - IC requesting shut down tanker airshow.
1322- IC Requesting AT's load and hold. Tankers 07, 74, 76, and 78 currently reloading out of Fox.
1130 - IC requesting an additional strike team of crews.
1100hrs IC requesting 4 air tankers and 3 additional Helicopters.

Incident Name/Type:  CA-KRN-GRAPEVINE
Last Updated:
Date/Time Started:
Administrative Unit: Kern County Fire Department(KRN)
County: Kern
Location: Kern County 3 miles east of I-5 Grapevine area
 GPS:
Acres Burned: UNK
ROS: Moderate
ROC: Wind driven, steep terrain
Containment:
Conditions: Low Humidity, Windy
Structure Threats: Yes / Repeater Site
Special Hazards: Communications Repeater Site ahead of fire
Evacuations:
Cause:

Resources:
Cooperating Agencies: SQF, CND, BLM
Ground Resources: Kern - E55, P55, P56, P52, Dozer 3, Dozer 5, Crew 82 
BLM - E3134, E3144, WT3191, Kern Valley IHC
SQF/CND(BLM) Resources Committed
3106 3115 C-1 E-3134 E-3144 SQF H-523 WT-3191
ST 9252G just dispatched for this fire(to fill the ST crew request)
Air Resources: H408, Tanker 07 and Lead 52. 531
Injuries:
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Communications:
Radio Frequencies:
Command: KRN-3
RR Link / Online Scanner: http://www.radioreference.com/apps/a...wp&feedId=7573
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Scribble: http://www.scribblemaps.com/maps/view/4UbsuAi9eo

Weather Info: Gorman
Temp: 78
Humidity: 14%
Wind Speed: NW 16 G 21 MPH
Forecast for the afternoon from NWS
This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 85. Windy, with a north northwest wind between 30 and 35 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.

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