- Location: Castaic, Los Angeles County SRA, Interstate 5 North of Parker Rd.,
Size: 525 acres, 60% contained , Acreage and containment to be updated after mapping. Crew and air show today. Lots of line work and interior mop-up left for the crews.
Incident Command: Castaic Fire Unified command with ANF req for fixed wing tankers.
Closures: Freeway restrictions remain in effect.
5 Mile CA-LAC 456790 Interstate 5 North of Parker Rd.,
Castaic, Los Angeles County
Start date 06/08/2012 at 1600 SRA
525 acres, 100% contained
As of 1800 Hrs. tonight 5 Mile fire will be under a type 3 incident IC(Massy).
Tentatively as of 0800 hrs. Sunday morning, the 5 Mile incident will be turned back to Los Angeles County Fire. Difficult access for hand crews due to terrain and topographical challenges.
Wind advisory for the Santa Clarita area, Sunday morning, from 0400 hrs. through 1000 hrs.
Winds forecasted from NE 15-30 mph with gusts of 40 mph. Slow lane and right shoulder on Interstate Hwy continues to be closed for firefighter safety. All lanes of north bound Interstate 5 Freeway will be open to normal traffic as of Sunday morning. Excellent progress was made today with fire suppression repair.A major demob of excess resources is currently underway.
|Date of Origin||Friday June 08th, 2012 approx. 01:04 PM|
|Location||NB I-5 N/O Parker Road|
|Incident Commander||Unified Command Usfs/la C|
|Estimated Containment Date||Saturday June 09th, 2012 approx. 01:00 PM|
Light grass and medium brush.
Mop up, completing line around the fire
|Wind Conditions||5-15 mph SE|
Helicopter Picture of 5 Mile Wildland fire Credit: Kevin Takumi
- California Fire News 2012