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Saturday, July 21, 2012

CA-LNU- Forrest #Wildfire 350 acres, 20% Hwy 16 south of Rumsey Canyon.

 Update: 16:00 -  500 to 600 acres, IC req additional units 5 Water Tenders; 5 TI/TII Engines and 5 T III Engines to staging. Sounds as if they are supporting a hose lay and prepping for a possible structure threat
Update: 15:40 - 350 acres, 25% contained. Burning west of Guinda. Moderate Rate of Spread with spotting.
Update: 15:00 - 350 acres, 20% Hwy 16 south of Rumsey Canyon, extended attack, additional resource orders.
Update: 14:50 - IC taking flight in 902 for size-up, working on plan.Update: 14:30 - Staging at Guinda Station 22. Staging Manager in place. All air takers CL-4 load and return. Working large spot fire from drainage up to ridge. Now running a AT down from head of spot fire to heel in drainage.
Update: 14:15 - Fire Has bumped ridge and spotted across main drainage, new request orders. "Your going to get some good fire here pretty quick kicking out of the heel." Tanker 09 inbound priority be will be fire across the canyon. "Do you see the spot across the canyon?" -"Oh No!" - "Want you to hit it from heel up Coverage level four"
Update: 13:45 - Per Air Attack  about 150 ac. requested crews bump up to the top of the ridge.
Update: 13:01 - 5th tanker ordered will be a type 2.
Update: 11:45 - B1419 has assumed Forrest IC
Update11:00 - Requesting strike team of Type 3's, Strike Team of dozers, and 2 Strike Team's of crews.
IA: Structure fire extended into 10 -15 acres of vegetation also extended to multiple motor vehicles well involved.
CA-LNU- Forrest #Wildfire Map

Location: Yolo County near Highway 16 south of Rumsey Canyon. Forrest Ave. (Road 53) in Guinda.
ROC: Moderate of spread, Burning in grass and oak woodland
AA revised the acreage up. Now AA .

Basic Information
 Name: Forrest Fire 
County: Yolo County
Location: Forrest Ave & Hwy 16, at Guinda, south of Rumsey Canyon

GPS: Approximate location 38* 49.30N, 122* 13.25W
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE Sonoma-Lake-Napa Unit
Date Started: July 21, 2012 10:13 am
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