Evacuation orders lifted for: Jerseydale, Hites Cove, Clarks Valley and Triangle Rd. West
|Carstens Wildland Fire CA-SNF-1261, Midpines, Mariposa County|
Update OSCC 6-25 0800 Hrs: Carstens Fire, CA-SNF-1216/CA-MMU-009840; Midpines, Mariposa County, Carstens Road near State Route 140. 1,708 acres 95% contained.
Update OSCC 6-24 0800 Hrs: Carstens, Fire, CA-SNF-1216/CA-MMU-009840, Midpines, Mariposa County
- 50 residences remain threatened.
- Fire remains in steep inaccessible terrain.
- All evacuation orders were lifted for the incident today at 1400.
- Carter and Buckingham roads north of the incident remain
- closed to all entry but residents.
Start: 06/16/2013 1214
Cause: HOverhead Team Name: Cooper,Drozen,Middleton,Binnew
Organization: Unified Command
Size: 1,621 ACRES
% Cnt/MMA: 55 %
Est Contain: 06/24/2013
Latitude: 37° 33´ 3"
Longitude: 119° 55´ 24"
Location: 1 mile east of Midpines and Highway 140
$$ Costs to Date: $3,900,000
Structures Threatened: 50 PRIM
Structures Destroyed: NONE
Total Personnel: 1,663
Report Date: Jun 19, 2013 1800
Significant Events: Evacuation orders for Jerseydale, Hites Cove, Clarks Valley and Triangle Road west have been lifted. Re-population of these areas will begin at 20:00 tonight, transition is expected to go smoothly with the cooperation of Mariposa County Sheriff, Cal Fire MMU and South Central Sierra Incident Management Team.
Remarks: Agency responsibility acres: State 386ac, Federal 1235ac. Acreage change is a result of on the ground GPS maping. Firing operation in Divisions Z and Y are expected to be completed today. Hard closures for Jersydale and Triangle Road have been lifted. Evacuation centers will remain in place for displaced residents, livestock and pets. Residential evacuation center is the Mariposa Elementary School, and animal evacuation center is at the Mariposa Fairground.
Observed Fire Behavior: Line improvement and Mop-up, 100 to 200 feet in, is progressing in Divisions A, M and O. Burnout operations in Divisions Z and Y continue to secure indirect lines in between Plumbar Creek, Triangle Road and the fires edge. Burning operations are expected to reach objectives by shift change today. Interior activity continues to be generated by deeply imbed heat within thick duff, stump holes and large fuels. Fuels continue to creep and smolder.
Planned Actions: Continued efforts in Divisions Y and Z to complete perimeter line around the Carstens incident. Continued line improvement and mop-up on all divisions. Fire suppression repair will begin tomorrow on Division M with the grading of roads and continue to adjacent Divisions.
Update OSCC 6-19 1800 Hrs: Carstens, Fire, CA-SNF-1216/CA-MMU-009840, Midpines, Mariposa County
|Carstens Fire Incident Information:|
|Last Updated:||June 18, 2013 9:15 pm|
|Date/Time Started:||June 16, 2013 2:12 pm|
|Administrative Unit:||CAL FIRE Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit / Sierra National Forest|
|Location:||off Carstens Road, east of 140 in the Midpines area.|
|Acres Burned - Containment:||1,888 acres|
|Estimated Containment||1,888 acres - 40% contained|
|Structures Threatened:||500 residences|
|Evacuations:||Evacuation orders are in effect for the areas of:|
|Cause:||Human - unattended campfire|
|Cooperating Agencies:||CAL FIRE, US Forest Service, California Highway Patrol, National Park Service, Mariposa County, Mariposa County Fire, Mariposa County Sheriff.|
|Total Fire Personnel:||1,223|
|Total Fire Engines:||53|
|Total Fire crews:||43|
|Total Water Tenders:||11|
|Phone Numbers||(209) 966-1133 (Evacuation Information)|
|Phone Numbers||(209) 742-1523 (Media Information)|
|Phone Numbers||(209) 966-4784 (Fire Information)|
|CA-SNF- Carstens Wildland Fire 6-19-13|
CA-SNF-1261, Midpines, Mariposa County 1,888 acres 40% contained
Significant Events: Evacuation orders continue for Jerseydale, Hites Cove, Clarks Valley and Triangle Road west.
Cause: caused by an escaped campfire that was not fully extinguished
|CA-MMU/SNF-Carstens fire hot-spot and perimeter map showing land ownership|
Update OSCC 1715 Hrs per: Fire is at 1600 acres with 15% containment
Update CAL FIRE Carstens Fire Incident Information:
Last Update: June 17, 2013 10:25 pm
Date/Time Started: June 16, 2013 2:12 pm
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit / Sierra National Forest
County: Mariposa County
Location: off Carstens Road, east of 140 in the Midpines area.
Acres Burned - Containment: 900 acres
Estimated Containment 900 acres - 15% contained
Structures Threatened: Approx. 150 Residence
Evacuations: Evacuations for Hites Cove, Jerseydale, Clarks Valley, Triangle Rd. and Scott Rd.
Road Closures : Road Closures: Hwy 140 at Triangle Road, Carlton at Triangle Road , Silva at Triangle Road and Darrah at Triangle Road.
Cause: Under Investigation
Cooperating Agencies: CALFIRE, US Forest Service, Mariposa County
Total Fire Personnel: 700+
Total Fire Engines: 143
Total Fire crews: 11
Total Helicopters: 2
Total Dozers: 21
Total Water Tenders: 4
|#CARSTENSFIRE Looking NE towards #Yosemite Valley From Crane Flat Lookout - Bald Mountain Helibase|
6/17/2013, 11 AM Yosemitebear Mountain Farm @DoubleRainbow http://twitpic.com/cxratm
Credit: Bear Vasquez @Yosemitebear62
|#CarstensFire burning through the night. From Mariposa's Sierra Sun Times.|
|CA-MMU-009840, Midpines, Mariposa County|
OSCC Update 6-17 0800 CA-MMU-009840, Midpines, Mariposa County Carstens Road near State Route 140 Fire 1000+ acres 0% contained, burning in grass, brush and timber Central Sierra (Cooper) T/2 IMT has been mobilized to this incident as of 0700 today (6-17). Incident is transitioning the unified ordering point to the Sierra NF. The team will tentatively assume command at 1800 today - 10 hours ago 1000 acres were reported as burned. Evacuations of Jersey Dale began. At 13:30 last night CALFIRE initiated an evacuation order for the residents residing on the northeast side of Triangle Road between Highway 140 extending to Darrah Road. At 1 AM, CALFIRE initiated an evacuation advisory notice for the residents of the Lushmeadows subdivision.
|Carstens Wildland Fire - My backyard #carstensfire #midpines|
Credit: Dana Tafoya @gonzos_wife pic.twitter.com/vtNTAO1sE6
Carstens Wildland Fire
Update 1900: 300 acres, Established in the Drainage, Major Spotting, Potential for 1000+ acres. Aircraft ordered for tomorrow
Update 1800: IC and CalFire Division asking for USFS Rep, wildfire is one mile inside the Federal DPA FRA, SNF Sending Dozer 2, Entiat IHC, E11, E12 and H520 Type 2 Helo. The tankers on this fire are 76, 78, 80, 82, and 83. Tanker 81 went out of service mechanical at Columbia. reload is Columbia.
Update 1730: FKU dispatched 9431C immediate need, second S/T to MMU in the last two hours. Fresno Task Force 3's & 6 also inbound MMU
Update 1630: AA reporting 25-30 acres now and still spotting AT-76 AT-78 reloading, AT-81 out of service, dozer 4242 building line around toe of fire, four dozers will build line on ridge with old fuel break...
My front yard 6/16/13 4 PM
Carstens Wildland Fire Overview
Date/Time Started: June 16, 2013 2:10 pm
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE Madera-Mariposa- Merced Unit
Location: Mid Pines Area, Carsten Rd between Sweetwater Ridge Rd. X FR 5524. Report of second fier in area. Mariposa County ICP is set up at Mariposa Fairgrounds.
GPS: Lat. 37.549008, Long.-119.904299
ROC: Access Problems, Established in the Drainage, Major Spotting, 10 - 12 acres Potential for 1000 + acres
Structures: 150 Homes Currently threatened. [6-17-13 am]
Fuels: extremely dry fuel comprised of brush, grass, oak and mixed conifers
Resources: 700+ personnel on scene: 143 engines, 11 crews, 2 helos, 21 dozers, 4 water tenders.
ATs - 6 - Air Tankers AT-76, AT-78, AT-80,AT-82, and AT-83. working the fire AT-81 OOS reload Columbia.
Helos - 2 on Order
Engines - 6 MMU CalFire; 5 TCU CalFire; Numerous LG Engines; 3 SNF Engines
Dozers - 1 MMU Dozer; 1 SNF Dozer, 2 local contract dozers
Crews - 2 On Order
Radio Frequencies: (Switching to command 3 1617) Local - 151.460; Command 4 - 151.400, Air - 151.310 Air-to-Ground CDF Tac 18 159.345 Air Tactics heard- 151.2875
Online Scanner: http://www.broadcastify.com/listen/feed/2278/web;
Web Cam: http://www.nature.nps.gov/air/webcam...am/yosecam.cfm
http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist6/cctv/ - Select Midpines Cam