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Tuesday, August 20, 2013

CA-BDF-Gobblers Fire 413 acres, 90%. Expected containment 08/30/13 West of Lytle Creek / Stockton Flats San Bernardino National Forest #CaFire

Gobblers Fire CA-BDF-Gobbler Fire   CA-BDF-11417, San Bernardino County part of BDF August Lightning CA-BDF August Lightning August 19 - 21 San Bernardino National Forest


Update 8/26 09:00: 413 acres, 90% contained.  Expected containment 08/30/2013
Fire will continue to roll out and make short uphill runs continuing to burn below Dawson Peak above Stockton Flats. Team meteorologist has developed a plan for hazardous weather conditions that could impact the fire over the next 2-3 days.
Update 8/25 19:00: 407 acres, 87% contained.
Southern California Incident Management Team 1 (Walker) is in command.Update 8/25 09:00: 392 acres 83% contained
Crews and aircraft are working hard to hold the fire in its current footprint.
Update 8/24 19:00: Southern California Incident Management Team 1 (Walker) is in command. 354 acres, 65% contained Very active overnight. Potential concerns for flooding and debris flows from unstable weather patterns. Windy Peak Fire CA-KNP-00013, Sequoia Kings Canyon National Park, Fresno CountyNorth of the Middle Fork of the Kings River near Simpson Meadow and Windy Peak.150 acres, 0% contained.
Update 8/24 09:00: 392 acres 83% contained
Crews and aircraft are working hard to hold the fire in its current footprint.
Update 8/23 19:00: 349 acres, 55% contained.
Southern California Incident Management Team 1 (Walker) is in command.

Update 8/23 09:00: 335 acres, 45% contained.
Southern California Incident Management Team 1 (Walker) is in command.
Fire behavior moderated throughout the night with only fingers and isolated areas of the fire being active. Stringers of continuous fuels continue to carry the fire while roll out is causing fire spread over the rocky scree slopes.
Very low fuel moisture combining with heavy dead and down fuels and steep terrain continue to hamper containment efforts.
Update 8/22 19:00: 335 acres, 45% contained.
Southern California Incident Management Team 1 (Walker) assumed command of the incident.
Fire continues to roll out and make uphill runs. Burning in the North Fork of Lytle Creek, below Dawson Peak, above Stockton Flats and the Sheep Mountain Wilderness.
Threat to Mount Baldy Ski area, wilderness, watershed, and the community of Wrightwood.
Fire burned actively during the day finding stringers of continuous fuels and burning to ridge tops where it rolled out into long fingers.
Update 8/22 09:00: 192 acres, 45% contained.
Southern California Incident Management Team 1 (Walker) assumed command of the incident today.
Fire will continue to roll out and make uphill runs.
Fire remained active through the night spreading an additional 20-40 acre. Fire was pushed by strong down canyon winds with no natural barriers to check its spread.
Update 8/21 19:00: 50 acres, 20% contained.
Southern California Incident Management Team 1 (Walker) assumed command of the incident today.
Fire will continue to roll out and make uphill runs.  The fire is burning in the North Fork of Lytle Creek and Stockton Flats, inside the Sheep Mountain wilderness.
Update 8/21 09:00: 40 acres, 0% contained.  The fire is burning in steep, rocky, inaccessible terrain, Potential for rollout.
Update 13:00:  50 acres, BDF Crew 1 and Crew 3 assigned, Charlie" strike team enroute.
Update 12:30:  MROS, 40 acres

Location: West of Lytle Creek / Stockton Flats area
Reported Date/time: *
IA: 20 Acres 
ROS: Moderate
ROC: Fire started on 8/19 as part of BDF August Lightning; picking up activity today, visible from Cajon pass
Structure Threats: *
Concerns: *
Resources: *
Cooperating Agencies: *
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