|Date of Origin||Monday July 29th, 2013 approx. 05:15 PM|
|Location||adjacnet to community of Orleans|
|Incident Commander||Duane Franklin|
|Estimated Containment Date||Wednesday July 31st, 2013 approx. 12:00 AM|
Fire mostly smoldering and creeping. No major runs today. Vast majority of acreage was during the first operational period.
Traffic restored to Highway 96. NorCal Team 2 assumed command of the fire at 6:00 p.m. tonight. Evacuation order for portions of Orleans will be lifted this evening or early tomorrow at the latest.
Continue to burn out, hold and improve all lines within the community and protect structures. Continue efforts at full containment. Mop-up edges.
Elements fo the NorCal Team 2 arrived and are integrating into the organization. The Incident Command Center will be out of the Hoopa Fire Station.
|Wind Conditions||9 mph SE|
|Dance Fire Location and Perimeter Map|
Update 08/5/2013 0915:
|Dance Fire||CA-SRF-1373||Type: WF||Start: 07/29/2013 1715||Cause: U||Priority:|
|Overhead Team Name: Matt Johnson||Organization: Type 2 Team||Local:||GACC:|
|Resources Committed:||Total Personnel: 55||Report Date: Aug 04, 2013 0600|
|Significant Events: No night operations. Six Rivers National Forest assumed command of the fire today at 0600 hrs. This will be the final 209.Remarks: Nor Cal Team 2 has transferred command of the fire back to the Six Rivers National Forest on Sunday 8-4-13 at 0600 hrs.|
Observed Fire Behavior: Smoldering within contained islands of fuels.
Planned Actions: Nor Cal Team 2 will transfer command of the fire today at 0600 hrs.
Update 07/31/2013 0615: 650 acres, 60% contained. Fire is expected to have minimal growth through burn operations and is expected to remain within established containment lines. Evacuations remain in place and will be assessed for removal during day operations.
Portions of the community of Orleans is evacuated. Power if off in Orleans, structure protection in progress.
Update 07/29/2013 2200: CA-SRF Dance Fire: Fire is approximately 200 acres. NORCAL Team 2 is being activated.
Update 07/29/2013 2010: CA-SRF Dance Fire, near the community of Orleans. Fire is 100 acres in size, burning in timber, 0% contained. Structures are threatened.
Overview: The Dance Fire, which started along Highway 96 near Camp Creek Road, has caused the evacuation of some local residents in and near the town of Orleans, CA. Residents were evacuated to Junction Elementary School in Somes Bar and the Karuk Tribe Department of Natural Resources (DNR) building in Orleans. The evacuations are complete.
The fire started at 5:15 p.m. on Monday and as of 3:00 a.m. today, has burned 350 acres with an estimated 10% containment.
Hundreds of structures are threatened, power lines and phone lines are down, and Highway 96 near Orleans has been closed. Resources from the following agencies are on scene: Six Rivers and Klamath National Forest, Cal Fire, Hoopa Fire Department, Orleans Volunteer Fire Department, California Highway Patrol, County Sheriff’s Office, Forest Service law enforcement officers, and California Department of Transportation (Caltrans).
Additional fire resources have been order, including a Type 2 Incident Management Team that will assume command of the fire on Tuesday afternoon.
Location: In the community of Orleans, 36996 Hwy 96 in Orleans, Highway 96 near Camp Creek Road
ST 9120C innediate need;
SKU S/T w B 2611, E 2675,2664,2668,2669,2666 immediate need;Alder camp crews 1,2,4,5 are committed to the fire.
Aircraft: AT 93,94,95,96 HUU helicopter 102 has been working the fire along with HUU air attack 120.
Cooperating Agencies: *