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Tuesday, November 27, 2012

CA-SBF- Ranch, #Wildfire 10 Acres, 100%

 San Bernardino National Forest - Ranch Incident

 Overview
The Ranch Fire started just after 11:00 am Sunday November 25 and burned about 10 acres near the intersection of Forest Roads 3N14 and 4N16. The fire is now 100% contained.

Evacuations: Horse Springs Campground was evacuated on Sunday due to its proximity to the fire.

Basic Information
Incident Type: Wildfire
Cause: Under Investigation
Date of Origin: Sunday November 25th, 2012 approx. 11:09 AM
Location: South of Apple Valley
Incident Commander: Gandolfi

Current Situation
Total Personnel: 140
Size: 10 acres
Percent Contained: 100%
Estimated Containment Date" Monday November 26th, 2012 approx. 06:00 PM
Fuels Involved: Grass and chaparral

Significant Events
Horse Springs Campground evacuated

Current Weather
Wind Conditions 10 mph SW



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