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Friday, July 19, 2013

CA-KRN-#RanchoFire Kern County near Lebec #Wildfire 712 acres and 100% contained. [FINAL] #CaFire

 Rancho Fire CA-KRN-23633 Wildfire
2 miles north of Lebec on west side of Interstate 5, Kern County CA
On scene of the #RanchoFire in Fort Tejon. Nothing exciting at the moment.
Credit: FireFirephotos ‏@firephotos
Update 7-22 1830: Rancho Fire CA-KRN-23633
2 miles north of Lebec, CA,   Kern County
 712 acres 100% containment
Update 7-22 0830: 712 acres and 95% contained
Update 7-21 0830: 722 acres, 92% cont.  
Update 7-21 0830:  Rancho Fire CA-KRN-23633
West side of I-5, Lebec Kern County
722 acres, 90% contained
Update 2230:  722 acres, 85% contained.
Update 2230:  730 acres, 56% 
Update 2200: 720 acres, 0% 400 personnel
Update 1900 OSCC: 600 acres 10% contained.
Fire is holding on the ridges and backing.
Evacuations remain for Fort Tejon State Park.
Values at risk are electrical transmission lines, and watershed throughout fire area.
Update: 400 acres, 0% contained 25 residences and 1 commercial property threatened.
Immediate threat to residences in Digier Canyon, which was evacuated today. State Government buildings, residences and cultural resources in Ft. Tejon State Historic Park are also threatened.
Update: Evacuations ordered: 6500 block of Digier Road near the community of Lebec. West side of Interstate 5.

Location: SB-5 freeway near Fort Tejon Road; 2 miles north of Lebec CA, Kern County
GPS: 34.798 x 118.870
Reported Date/time: *
IA: ordered 4 type 1 Crews, 2 type 3 strike teams, 2 Division Sup's, 2 water tenders
ROS: Rapid
ROC: Potential for 1,500 acres.
Structure Threats: YES
Concerns: Powerlines down in Div. Yankee.
Resources: BC71LPF, E36ANF, E371LPF, E75LPF; 3114 & E3130; H522
ANF committing S/T 2600C
KRN DZRS 3,5,7 on scene, Helicopters 408, 522, and 13 & 18
Cooperating Agencies: *
Weather Info: *
Special Conditions: *
Other Comments: *
Radio Frequencies: NIFC tac 2 for Div Bravo, V Fire 22 for Div. Mike.
Maps: *
Agency Website: *
Live Video: *

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