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Friday, June 15, 2012

Current California Fires - Quick Look


CURRENT CALIFORNIA FIRE INFORMATION

Update:  1345hrs 
 CA-TGU 50 acres north side of Corning Airport, rapid ROS, sructures threatnend. Grange Incident. Lots of resources headed to it.Command TGU local.
Tac 3

 CA-SCU-Welch 150 acres with the potential for 1000 acres, Moderate rate of spread.

CA-BTU- 50 Acres, CAUGHT EARLY AND HARD, 1 home, three out buildings consumed


Pond Fire:
Name: Pond Fire
County: Mendocino County
Location: Off Redwood Highway, two miles north of Laytonville
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE Mendocino Unit
Status/Notes: 45 acres - 90% contained
Full containement expected this evening at 6:00 p.m.
Date Started: June 14, 2012 5:20 pm
Last update: June 15, 2012 8:00 am

Foothill Fire:
Name: Foothill Fire
County: Mendocino County
Location: West of the Round Valley Airport, Covelo
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE Mendocino Unit
Status/Notes: 30 acres - 80% containment
Full containment expected this evening at 5:00 p.m.
Date Started: June 14, 2012 4:24 pm
Last update: June 15, 2012 8:30 am

Little Fire:
Name: Little Fire
County: San Bernardino County
Location: Hwy 138 near Summit Valley Rd, south of Hesperia
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE San Bernardino Unit
Status/Notes: 88 acres - 100% contained
Two fire engines and two fire crews will remain on scene to take care of any hot spots that may develop.
Date Started: June 14, 2012 8:36 am
Last update: June 15, 2012 8:45 am

George Fire:
Name: George Fire
County: Tulare County
Location: 28 miles east of Porterville
Administrative Unit: Sequoia National Forest - US Forest Service.
Date Started: June 1, 2012 3:42 pm
Last update: June 14, 2012 6:45 pm.

Gaines Fire: 
Name: Gaines Fire
County: Mariposa County
Location: Mount Gaines Road and Hornitos Road, Northwest of Catheys Valley, near the community of Hornitos.
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit
Status/Notes: 1,667 acres - 100% contained
Date Started: June 12, 2012 12:45 pm
Last update: June 14, 2012 6:45 pm

Fiddyment Fire:
Name: Fiddyment Fire
County: Placer County
Location: Fiddyment Rd. and Athens Rd., Western Placer Co.
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE / Placer County Fire
Status/Notes: 184 acres -100% contained
Date Started: June 14, 2012 1:23 pm
Last update: June 14, 2012 3:30 pm

Windy Fire:
Name: Windy Fire
County: Butte County
Location: off Hwy 32 in Deer Creek Canyon, North of Butte Meadows
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE Butte Unit
Status/Notes: 97 acres - 100% contained
Date Started: June 10, 2012 2:39 pm
Last update: June 11, 2012 6:45 pm
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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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