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Thursday, October 3, 2013

CA-LNU-PUTAH: 500 Acres W/ Multiple Ranch Structures In Area, Rapid Rate Of Spread. #CaFire

CA-LNU-Putah Lake Berryessa, Napa County

Update 2345hrs: 375 acres. 75% contained. Forward progress stopped.
Update 2200hrs: 500 acres. releasing some staged overhead resources, Saint Helena is canceling some crews and overhead
Update 2100hrs: 200 acres. burning between lake berryessa and eastside road. East side road is the eastern flank of fire. 


Location: Eastside Road, Lake Berryessa, Napa County
IA Description: - Well Established vegetation Fire
IA Resources: - 10 CDF engines, 4 dozers, 4 crews committed. 
ROC:Area is under Red Flag Warning, Well established fire, wind driven, 150 to 200 acres, moving up the blue ridge.
ROS: - Rapid
Structure Threats: - Yes numerous ranch structures in area.
Situation Concerns/Alerts: - Rapid Rate Of Spread In Grass between lake and road.
Situation Comments: -
Additional Resource Notes: - Numerous staged overhead resources
Agency Website: -
Radio Frequencies: -Cmd: LNU east, LNU T-4. Tac: Cdf tac 5
Online Scanners: - Online Scanner; http://www.broadcastify.com/listen/feed/2645/web
Weather:Nearby Atlas Peak RAWS shows RH 26% winds NNE 11 gust 23 mph. Winds increasing next 6-12 hours.
Brooks RAWS:
http://raws.wrh.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/rom...BKSC1&time=GMT
Atlas Peak: http://raws.wrh.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/rom...ATLC1&time=GMT
Web Cams: -


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