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Thursday, June 20, 2013

CA-LNU-Mount 25 Acres, 100% East of Kelseyville, Lake County #MountFire #CaFire [Final]

CA-LNU-Mount  Lake County Wildfire

Update 6-21-13 0700: 25 acres; 100% contained
Update 1700: Mount IC new request for AA and 3 tankers back to the fire.
Update 1550: 25 Acres, 40% Contained per IC. Tankers 90 and 91 being diverted to the Gulch Incident in Petaluma.
Update 1520: Update on Acreage to 15 Acres, flanks being held, but trouble still with head of the fire. Spot Fire on the left flank. Requesting Dozers to bump up to attempt to catch it.
A Cal Fire copter drops water on the Mount Fire on Konocti Road in Kelseyville. Photo by Gail Salituri.
Location:  Konocti Rd and H-29, East of Kelseyville, Lake County CA
Reported Date/time: *
IA: 10+
ROS: *
ROC: 10+ acres, Fire actively burning with winds out of the west. Fire is headed towards the Konocti Radio Tower and Repeater Site. Smoke visible from Lower Lake.
Structure Threats: Yes
Concerns: Konocti Radio Tower, Lookout and Communications Towers
Resources:MNF engines 42 and 45 along with wt 48. 
MNF batt 41 and 48 committed.
 10 Engines, 2 Helicopters, 2 Tankers, 4 Dozers, 4 Handcrews.
Cooperating Agencies: *
Weather Info: Thursday Clear. High of 73F. Winds from the NW at 5 to 10 mph. Thursday Night Clear. Low of 48F. Winds from the NNW at 5 to 15 mph.
Special Conditions: *
Other Comments: *
Radio Frequencies: *
Maps: *
Agency Website: *
Live Video: *
Web Cams: *

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