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Wednesday, May 1, 2013

CA-RRU- #SummitFire 3,166 acres - 100% Fire Is Fully Contained #CaFire

Summit Fire RRU-44298
Update 1800hrs 5-4-13:3,166 acres, 100% contained 
Update 0700hrs 5-4-13: 3,166 acres - 85% Contained, Resources remain at the scene as they continue improving containment lines and patrolling the fire area for hot spots. Residents and motorists are urged to exercise caution when driving through the fire area and yield to emergency vehicles. Updates will continue to be posted as information is made available.
Update 1400hrs 5-3-13: 2,956 acres - 65% contained 
Update 0800hrs 5-3-13: 2,956 acres, 55% contained.  Evacuation Orders lifted for all areas of the fire.  Projected minimal spread and continuing to clean up line construction.
Update 0900hrs 5-2-13: 3,000 acres 40% contained.

Update 2100hrs:  #SummitFire The fire is now approximately 2,956 acres. 35% contained.
Update 2000hrs: Evacuation orders for residents in the Highland Springs Mobile Home Park have been lifted. 
ROAD CLOSURE: Motorists should drive with caution due to fire equipment working in the area and also obey road closure signs and barricades.
Mias Canyon Road has been re-opened. 
Bluff Road remains closed. 
Evacuation Comments: 
  • The Highland Springs Mobile Home Park has been evacuated, inclusive of approximately 200 mobile homes.
  • Residents along Indian School Lane and the top of 8th Street have been evacuated by Banning PD. 
An evacuation center has been opened at the Banning Community Services Center Located at 789 North San Gorgonio Avenue in Banning.
Evacuation center for small animals located at San Jacinto Valley Animal Services 581 South Grand Avenue in San Jacinto. 
A large animal evacuation center has been opened at Noble Creek Park - 390 Oak Valley Parkway in Beaumont.
ROAD CLOSURE: Highland Springs Avenue, north of 8th Street, has been closed at the request of Cal Fire. Please take an alternate route and avoid this area.

CA-RRU- Summit Wildland WUI fire Hot Spot & Perimeter Map
CFN - 5-1-2013
CA-RRU- Summit Wildland WUI fire Perimeter Location Topo Map
CFN - 5-1-2013
Update 1800hrs: 1750 acres and 0% The Summit fire is headed towards the City of Beaumont. There is the potential for evacuations of the Sundance Community. If this happens, Law Enforcement will notify those neighborhoods affected and residents will have approximately 15 minutes in which to evacuate the area. If evacuations do occur, the Civic Center on 6th Street will become an evacuation center. 
CA-RRU-Summit Wildland WUI fire Perimeter Location Map
CFN - 5-1-2013
Home Destroyed In Summit Fire 
Update 1700hrs: 1750 acres and 0%
Update 1600hrs: At least one home destroyed, 1,500 acres,  0% contained. One firefighter received minor injuries.
Update 1530: Fire is now 200 acres and 0% contained.
Update 1400hrs: Acres 150+, IC asked for 25 more any type engines. Evacuations Indian School Lane and 8th Street 
Reports of RH 12% Fires moving into heavier brush' rapid ROS
Update 1320hrs: Fire is now approximately 60 acres. Residents on Indian School lane and the top of 8th Street have been evacuated by Banning PD. Road closures in place all of Wilson Street between San Gorgonio and Highland Springs Avenue. IC requesting a total of 6 AT's and 6 Helicopters as well as 12 closest any type engines. Helo's are for 4 T2's and 2 T1's. Also requesting 4 DivS, PIO and safety officer

Location:  N. San Gorgonio Avenue Near Summit Drive, Mias Canyon X Bluff Road.

Banning is located in Riverside County about 33 miles east of the city of Riverside.
Reported Date: Wednesday, May 01, 2013 12:38 PM
IA: CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters are on scene of a wildland fire near North San Gorgonio Road and Summit Drive in the Banning area. The fire is approximately 10 acres, burning in light to medium fuels at a rapid rate. Outside temperature 80 degrees, humidity 12%, winds from the east at 29 mph. Updates will be posted as information becomes available.
ROS: Moderate
ROC: 10 acres in light to medium fuels. Winds out of the east gusting to 29.

Fire Fighters: 425
Engine Companies: 46
Fire Crew(s): 16 
Bulldozers: 2 
Water Tenders: 1 
Helicopters: 6 
Air Attack: Yes
Air Tankers: 6
Truck Companies: 0 

Overhead Personnel: 16 
Medics(s): 0
Ambulance Air: 0 Ground: 1 
Specialized Equipment: Helitender
OES: Yes
Cooperating Agencies: American Medical Response, American Red Cross, City of Banning, Banning Electric, Banning PD, CAL FIRE/Riverside, CAL FIRE/San Bernardino, Cathedral City FD, City of Corona FD, Morongo Fire Department, Murrieta Fire Protection District, Orange County Fire Authority, Palm Springs FD, Pechanga FD, Riverside City FD, Riverside County Fire Department, Riverside County Fire Office Of Emergency Services, San Bernardino County Fire Department, USFS – San Bernardino,
 Moderate Brush moving into heavier fuels
Weather Info: 80 degrees, RH 12, East Wind 29 mph
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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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