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Monday, June 17, 2013

CA-FKU-Sierra IC Wildfire 46 acres and 50% contained. Strike Teams inbound this a.m.. #SierraFire East of Millerton lake #CaFire

CA-FKU-Sierra IC #SierraFire Wildfire

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Update 2030: 46 acres and 50% contained. LAC ST1184G and ST1185G dispatched/enroute at 0300. SNF sending E31, E341, FRSNO4 type 2 crew, WT 2
Update 1830:  [update] Forward progress of the fire has been stopped. Fire is now 35 acres and 30% contained.
Update 1530: Per AA Cancel H527, will keep H408. Both Heavy AT's are on a Load and Hold, both S-2s will return to the Fire.Per IC : 30 acs, 20% Contained, Structure Threat has been mitigated.
Update 1530: Sierra IC 25 acres, Light to Mod Fuels, slow to mod rate of spread in grass, starting to get equipment on the fire now. Fire is burning towards Sierra HS

Location: Prather Area, Lodge Rd X Black Mtn Rd. 
GPS: Lat. 37.041138, Long. -119.466205
Reported Date/time: *
IA: Per 4303 15 acres, Req. 1 ST T3s Engines; 2 ST Crews, 1 ST T1s for Structure Protection, All Immediate Need to the Fire;
ROS: Moderate
ROC: 10 to 15 ac, Mid slope, Mod ROS, Good NW Wind on the Fire, Terrain and Wind Driven, Mod to heavy fuels, Potential to go Big*
Structure Threats: Multiple Structures Threatened.
Concerns: *
Resources: Chief 4303
AA- On Order
ATs - 2 On Order
Helos - 2 On Order
Engines - 6 Calfire; TUU 4161; 4 LG Engines
Dozers - 2 CWN Dozers; TUU 4141
Crews - 2 On Order
WTs - 3 LG WTs 
MMU sending 3 engines, 1 STCR and 1 dozer to the fire. 
Air Attack and 4 tankers have been diverted from Carsten, and 2 tankers on load-and-hold at Columbia are being relaunched to cover Carsten.
Cooperating Agencies: *
Weather Info: *
Special Conditions: *
Other Comments: *
Radio Frequencies:  Local - 151.385; Tac 8 - 151.370; Air - 151.310; A/G - 151.220
Maps: *
Agency Website: *
Online Scanner:
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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