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Saturday, August 24, 2013

CA-AEU-Empire 38 acres and 70%,El Dorado County Empire Creek Cir, Georgetown #CaFire

CA-AEU-Empire  (El Dorado County)

Road Closure: Closing Lower Main, Greenwood Rd, and Rolling Hills


Update 1945: 38 acres and 70% contained.
Update 1830: CAL FIRE stating 50% contained now.
Update 1800: 45 acres and 35% contained. small fire on Slug Gulch road contained at 1 acre at 1750 hrs.
Update 1700: 15 acres, XSA initial Attack Strike Team sent at 1545 E335, E336, E363, E428, E332, BC15
Update 1600:  6-8 acres, AA requesting 2 add'l tankers.

Location: 4060 Empire Creek Cir, Georgetown - Hwy 193 & Empire Creek Circle near Georgetown
Reported Date/time: Aprrox 1500hrs
IA:
ROS: Moderate to Rapid
ROC: Fire rapidly advancing on houses on Empire Creek Cir, also in the area of Lower Main Street, Greenwood Rd and Rolling Hills Dr
Structure Threats: Structures: are not currently threatened
Concerns: Special Hazard Power Lines Down
Resources: AA 503 & Tanker 88 
Cooperating Agencies: *
Weather Info: *
Special Conditions: *
Other Comments: *
Radio Frequencies: AEU Local 151.190 XED Command 155.9025 Tac 9 151.385
Maps: *
Agency Website: *
Online Scanner: *
Live Video: *
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