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Tuesday, August 20, 2013

CA-SHU Burney LCA: 190 acres, 95% contained. Expected containment today. IMT3 (Truax). near Fall River Mills Shasta County #CaFire

CA-SHU Burney LCA Burney Lightning Series (Warner Fire) Incident CAL FIRE Shasta Unit 


Update 8-23 0900: 196 acres, 95% contained. Expected containment 8/23/2013. IMT 3 (Truax). Mop up continues on 4 new fires in LCA from yestersday thunderstorm activity.
Update 8-22 0900: 190 acres, 95% contained. Expected containment today. IMT 3 (Truax). Mop and patrol continues. Area received numerous lightning strikes during yesterday's operational shift.
Update 8-21 0900: 190 acres, 80% contained. Expected containment 8/21/2013. IMT3 (Truax). Smoldering and creeping fire behavior. Mop up and suppression repair continues.
Update 8-20 0900: 188 acres, 80% contained. Expected containment 8/21/2013. IMT3, Truax. Smoldering and creeping fire behavior. Hand crews can only be used in areas of the PG&E gas pipeline.
Update 8-20 0900: 7 fires for 190 acres - 60% contained Expected containment 8/21/2013. Lowe, Type2 IC. Torching with mid-range spotting occurred during the evening operational period. Hand Crews can only be used in certain areas due to the PG&E pipeline running through the fire area. Direct line construction continues.

Location:  Fall River Mills and McAruther area, Shasta County 
Reported Date/time: August 19, 2013 5:48 pm 
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Concerns: Active thunderstorms are expected and could spark new fires. 
Resources: Total Fire Personnel: 215 
Total Fire Engines: 25 
Total Fire crews: 11 
Total Helicopters: 2 
Total Dozers: 6 
Total Water Tenders: 5 
Cooperating Agencies: *
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