Update 4-24 0730hrs: 27 acres, 50% contained, Nine engines, six water trucks, one bulldozer and four hand crews worked the fire on the ground on Tuesday. A helicopter was also assigned to the blaze. Personnel fighting the fire total 115.
Acreage - 20
Containment - 25%
Current Situation - Making progress with hose lays and dozer lines. Strong down-canyon winds are contributing to spotting and torching conditions. The incident commander does not anticipate any additional resource orders.
Update 1430hrs: Units now report 20-30 acres. Moving into heavy timber with spotting and crowning observed. Structures: are not currently threatened.
ROS: 3-4 Acres
ROC: Escaped Controlled Burn
Cause: Formally under investigation, but early radio traffic indicated a controlled burn of logging slash piles had escaped.
Resources: 5 engines (some from LNF), 2 dozers, 3 crews, 1 copter on order.
Comms: Cal Fire BTU Local 151.400
Weather: - Windy