Friday, June 28, 2013

CA-BDU-#MillFire: GPS flight has mapped the fire at 534 acres - 75%. Firefighters continue to cut containment line and mop up hot spots. #CaFire


All  lifted, some roads closed to residents only.

Evacuations are in effect for the area of Olive Tree Lane and Cabrini Place, according to a spokeserson for the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department.At least 100 homes have been evacuated

 Another #MillFire image off Bryant.
Kristina Hernandez ‏@TheFactsKris

Update CAL FIRE 6-29 1800
Name: Mills Fire
County: San Bernardino
Location: south of Highway 38 & Bryant Street, northwest of Yucaipa
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE San Bernardino Unit/ City of Redlands/San Bernardino Sheriff
Containment 534 acres - 75%
Sunday evening 6/30
Acres Burned - Containment 534 acres - 75% contained
Date Started: June 28, 2013 2:30 pm
Last update: June 29, 2013 6:00 pm
Update 6-29 1430: GPS flight has mapped the fire at 534 acres. Firefighters continue to cut containment line and mop up hot spots.
Update 6-29 0830: 350 acres, 20% contained
Update 1830:  350 acres 5% contained.1 Home suffred damage with master bedroom and attic were burned, but neighborhood was spared.
Update 1700: Fire is moving south south east towards the Yuciapa Regional Park
Update 1630: Fire approaching homes on Lakeview, Officials said homes are being evacuated north of Carter Street and west of Bryant Street in .
Update 1545: Fire is spotting out ahead of itself. Per IC..."Due to Life threat and imminent structure threat, place a NO divert on all aircraft" Large header still visible from Riverside. Appears to have a good S/SW wind on it blowing it up canyon.
Per OPS, fire just jumped a drainage is going to make a hard run towards "Grape". Redlands B706 is enroute to that area.

Location: Mill Creek Rd between Redlands and Yucaipa. fire is south of Mill Creek Rd/38 and west of Bryant. Structures on Olive Tree and Cribari being impacted now.
Reported Date/time: June 28, 2013 2:30 pm 
IA: BDU B3511 is now IC 50 acres, Potential for 100-200
ROS: *
ROC: *
Structure Threats: Yes, imeadiate
Concerns: *
Resources: IC also requesting 10 additional engines, any type, immediate need to the fire.
Fire Fighters: *
Engine Companies: *
Fire Crews: *
Bulldozers: *
Water Tenders: *
Helicopters: *
Air Attack: *
Air Tankers: *
Truck Companies: *
Overhead Personnel:
Medics: *
Ambulance Air: 0 Ground: *
Specialized Equipment: *
OES: *
Cooperating Agencies: *
Weather Info: *
Special Conditions: *
Other Comments: *
Radio Frequencies:  CMD 1, tone 5, CDF T5
Maps: *
Agency Website: *


  1. Unofficial map to show general location and shelter - MODIS Hot Spot should update tonight.


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