Highway 155 is no longer closed. Full containment is expected by Friday.
Lake Isabella – Just before 6:15 p.m. on June 19th, 2012 firefighters from KCFD, BLM, and the USFS responded to the Gulch Fire, a wildland fire that started near the French Gulch Bridge on Highway 155.
|Gulch Fire Location, Perimeters, Hot Spots|
Incident Type: Wildland Fire
Date/Time Started: 06-19-2012 / 06:10:00 PM
Fuels: Light grass, brush, and scattered timber
Resources Used: Type 1's, Type 2's, Type 3's, Type 4's, Handcrews, and Overhead.
Crews-2, 20(WFU mods), 8 Breckenridge HS, Cobra 1
Eng-22, 24, 42, 43, 46, 47
PT 42, 45
H-523(during the daylight hours)
Strike Team 9220D
Assisting Agencies: BLM, USFS, KCSO, CHP, & Red Cross
Agency Link: http://www.kerncountyfire.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=134:gulch-fire&catid=2:latest-incidents&Itemid=26
Hot list: http://wlfhotlist.com/threads/27386-CA-KRN-SQF-GULCH