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Monday, May 6, 2013

CA-TUU-#CoyoteFire #Wildfire Porterville Area 125 acres, Forward Spread Stopped [Final] #CaFire

Update 1130: All Aircraft Released off the Incident, Forward Spread Stopped, Approx. 125 acs
Update 1100: Req. ST 9274 G to the Fire, (Approx 1 hr out); Per AA, HT-795 is on a Load and Hold at Porterville AAB; Per AA, Releasing all 3 ATs.
Update 1040: Per CH 4100, starting to get some Strong Eratic winds around the Porterville Area, Req. engine to be moved into Porterville for Coverag
Update 1030:  Approx 125+ acs; All ATs are on a Load and Hold at Porterville AAB.
Update 1015: Per IC : 75+ acres;Req. 2 add. T3 Engines immediate need to the fire. Structure Threat is approx. 2 to 3 Structures at the bottom of the fire. Still having Access Problems for Engines
Update 0930: Chief 4100 is enroute to the incident, AA working 3 tankers. Is requesting relief AA be in the air in 30 minutes.
Eng 4164, and one other were just dispatched to this incident.

Update 0915: TLC Eng 16, 22 responding to the incident to fill the IC's request for 2 structure engines for structure protection
Update 0910: 25 acs, Moderate ROS, Req. 2 add Crews, SQF Cobra 2, 5 enroute to the fire
Update 0905: AA: Req. an Additional AT for a Total of 3; Potential for 100+ acs; T1 Helo (HT-795) out of Porterville enroute

Location: Porterville Area, Success Valley Rd X Ave 160
GPS: Lat : 36.065542,Long. : -118.87644
Reported Date/time: *
IC: Batt. 4114
ROS: Moderate
ROC: 8 to 10 acres, Req. the T1 Helo from Porterville, Access Problems
Structure Threats:  Structure Protection Requested
Concerns: *
Resources: Batt. 4114; County Batt. 2
Fire Fighters: *
Engine Companies: 4 - Cafire; 2 County Pat. 21, 22
Fire Crews: Mt. Home Crew 5
Bulldozers: 4141, 4143
Water Tenders: County WT-15
Helicopters: *
Air Attack: AA-500
Air Tankers: ATs - 76, 78
Truck Companies: *
Overhead Personnel:
Medics: *
Ambulance Air: 0 Ground: *
Specialized Equipment: *
OES: *
Cooperating Agencies: *
Weather Info: Porterville - 70 Deg.; 32% Hum.; Winds 15 MPH WSW
Special Conditions: *
Other Comments: *
Radio Frequencies: Local - 151.190; Tac-8 - 151.370; Air - 151.310; A/G - 151.220
Maps: *
Agency Website: *
Live Video: *
Web Cams: *

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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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