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Monday, July 9, 2012

CA-LNU -Sites Complex WUI Fire 1,582 acres, 10% (Map)

5 fires along sites Lodoga Road, west of Maxwel
Evacuations: Western portions of the community of Stonyford are under a voluntary evacuatation. Evacuations remain in effect for Board Camp Spring, Bonnie View and Fouts Springs. 
Summary: Transfer of command to Northern California Team 2 (Joe Molhoek) occurs this morning at 0600. Provide for structure protection within the communities of Fouts Springs and Stonyford. Utilize dozers and handcrews to construct line on the west and north flanks of the fireline. Scout areas for potential line construction along the East and Southeast portions of fire. Continue to mop up secured fire line on the Southwest portion of the fire.
CA-LNU-Sites Complex Perimeter Map
Date/Time Started: July 8, 2012 3:45 pm 
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE Sonoma-Lake-Napa Unit
County: Colusa County
Location: Sites Lodoga Road, west of Maxwell
Acres Burned: 5 fires totaling 1,582 acres (updated acreage due to better mapping).
Containment 5 fires totaling 1,582 acres - 10% contained 

Total Fire Personnel: 1,145
Engines: 42
Fire crews: 34
Airtankers: 6
Helicopters: 3
Dozers: 16
Water tenders: 10 
9161C en route Sites incident. 1615, 1680, 1664, 1666, 1671, 1673 
Resource Order for Monday 7-9-12
(10) T-2 Dozers (Lima's - Prefer Agency)
(6) Water Tenders for 24/hr operation
(5) S/T of T-3 engines (Charlies)
(5) S/T of Crews (Golfs)
Multiple Overhead (Dozer bosses, Branch Directors, Safety's, Staging Area Mgr etc)
Antelope Fire - 75 acres and 100% contained
Sites Fire - 100 acres and 100% contained
Standard Fire - 7 acres and 100% contained
Grapevine Fire - 1,400 acres and 10% contained


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