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Sunday, January 20, 2013

CA-RRU-Thomas 28 acres, 100% - RV Fire into vegetation

Incident Name: Thomas (CONTROLLED)  Incident Number: CARRU-7015
Date Reported: 01/19/2013  Time Reported: 2:33 PM
Incident Type: Vegetation Fire
Incident Location: Thomas Rd 3 Miles East of Humphreys Ln  City: Aguanga
Cause:  Loss: $0  Save: $0
Fatalities: 0  Critical: 0  Moderate: 0  Minor: 0  Non-Injury: 0
Transported Ground Ambulance(s): 0  Air Ambulance(s): 0
Containment Time: 01/19/2013 1721  Control Time: 01/20/2013 1800
Resources Assigned
Engines: 17  Helicopter(s): 2  Truck Co: 0
Fire Fighters: 180  RVC Medic(s): 0  Air Tankers: 0
Overhead Personnel: 1  Ambulance(s): 0  Fire Crew(s): 8
Specialized Equipment: Medic Squad
County OES: No  Fire Prev.: No  Water Tenders: 2
Utilities: Yes  Bulldozers: 2
Red Cross: No  Displaced Persons: No  Adult(s): 0  Child: 0
Cooperating Agencies: Anza Co Op Electric, CAL FIRE/Riverside, CAL FIRE/San Diego, California Highway Patrol – Border, Murrieta Fire Protection District, Riverside County Fire Department, San Diego CAL FIRE, San Diego County Fire Authority
Current Situation:Final: Fire declared controlled at 6:00 p.m. 01/. Incident terminated. Update 1/20/2013 7:30 a.m.: Day assignment today will be one Battalion Chief, four engines, one fire crew and one water tender. Day assignment will continue mop-up and improve containment lines. Update 5:35 p.m.: Fire contained to 28 acres. Ground resources will be committed through the night with a day assignment planned for Sunday. No injuries and no structural damage reported. Update 4:25 p.m.: Fire is now approximately 15 acres. Incident Commander augmenting resources on scene with additional fire crews and water tenders. San Diego County Fire Authority is also assisting with one water-dropping copter. Powerlines are down. CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters are on scene of a fire involving an RV and vegetation. The first arriving engine company reported an RV fully involved with approximately 5 acres of vegetation burning in medium to heavy fuels and wind-driven (westerly wind). Murrieta Fire Protection District and CAL FIRE San Diego also assisting. Updates will be posted as information becomes available.
Evacuations: No  Evacuation Comments:
Prepared By: Jody Hagemann  Prepared Date/Time: 01/20/2013 2227

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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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