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Thursday, January 16, 2014

CA-ANF-#ColbyFire WUI Brush Fire 1952 Acres, 98% contained. IAP Map #CaFire

Colby Fire CA-ANF-231 Colby Glendora Brush Fire


CA-ANF- Colby IAP Map
Colby Fire CA-ANF-231.
Update 1-21 0800 OSCC: 1952 Acres, 98% contained.
Update 1-22 0800 OSCC: 1952 Acres, 98% contained. Incident has transitioned back to the forest closeout today @ 10:00 hrs. ANF SO
Update 1-21 0800 OSCC: 1952 Acres, 95% contained. Incident will transition back to the forest today, With a tentative closeout scheduled for tomorrow
Update 1-20 0800 OSCC: 1952 Acres, 84% contained. Wakoski IMT2 assigned
Update 1-20 0800 OSCC: 1924 Acres, 78%Wakoski IMT2 remains in Unified Command with Angeles National Forest, Los Angeles County Sheriff and Los Angeles County Fire
1924 Acres, 78% contained. A closure of Hwy 39 remains in effect
Steep topography makes direct line construction difficult

Evacuation Update 1/17/14 1400: At 4:00 PM, residents who reside in the areas between Yucca Ridge and Ranch Road, Crystal Canyon Condo Complex and Mirador Housing Tract may return to their residences.

Residents of Mountain Cove are NOT allowed back to their residences. There is still concern for the roadway and homes in that area. FireFighters are still working in the area.

Colby Fire Perimeter And Hot Spot Map 1/17/14 

Nightfall on the Colby Fireimage: @CaseyWianCNN

Colby Fire Perimeter And Hot Spot Map

Colby Fire Glendora, Los Angeles County


Credit: Al Seib

Credit: @latpix: #Incredible scene of #Colbyfire plume rising above Los Angeles skyline 

Credit: Will Lester ‏@WillLesterPhoto2h

#colbyfire a home burns in the hills of Glendora Thursday

Credit: K. McPhee 
Evacuations: Glendora residents evacuated from allowed back at 6 PM pacific.

Mandatory evacuations for all homes north of Sierra Madre Avenue from the Azusa city limits on the west to Colby Mountain Trail on the east.

Mandatory evacuations for Easley Canyon.
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Update 1130: MANDATORY EVACUATIONS
IMPORTANT evacuation instructions for Duarte and Bradbury residents #ColbyFire #LASD
ATTENTION DUARTE AND BRADBURY RESIDENTS:

The Colby Fire has now burned 1700 acres and is moving in a westerly direction. There is currently over 750 law enforcement and fire personnel deployed to ensure your safety. In the event the fire spreads west of Highway 39, some Duarte residents, as well as all Bradbury residents will be subject to mandatory evacuations. Your personal safety is of utmost importance to us. In the event you are told to evacuate, please follow the instructions of deputies and firefighters. Notifications will be made via numerous outlets. However, if you feel your life is in danger prior to the announcement of mandatory evacuations, please self-evacuate. When the mandatory evacuation order is issued, residents in the following areas MUST evacuate:
All residents of Bradbury
Duarte residents east of Mountain Ave, north of Royal Oaks Dr, and west of Encanto Parkway

Primary evacuation center for Bradbury and Duarte residents is the “Duarte Community Center” located at 1600 Huntington Dr., Duarte. If needed, the secondary evacuation center will be Duarte High School located at 1565 Central Ave., Duarte.

At this time, if you live in the above mentioned areas, you may start evacuating horses and other livestock to the Pomona Fairplex, gate 12. All other household pets can be sheltered at the Pasadena Humane Society.

We can’t stress enough the importance of your cooperation during mandatory evacuations. LA County landline telephone numbers are automatically included in the reverse 911 alert system. To ensure you receive evacuation orders on your cellular phone, Voice Over IP phones, and email, log onto www.alert.lacounty.gov to register your phone number and email address.

Sergeant S. Morsi
Temple Sheriff's Station
(626) 285-7171

Small Animal evacuations: Goddard Middle School (859 E Sierra Madre) and look for the Inland Valley Humane Society trucks
Horses to be taken to the Fairplex Gate 12. Small Animals to be taken to Goddard Middle School 
School closings: Goddard Middle School, Citrus College, St Lucy's Priory School
Mandatory evacs north of Sierra Madre Ave and from Azuza City Limits to Colby Mt Trail
Credit: @ Julie Sone 
Update 1-19 0800 OSCC: Wakoski IMT2 in Unified Command with Angeles National Forest, Los Angeles County Sheriff and Los Angeles County Fire
1906 Acres, 78% contained.
All communities have been repopulated.
Update 1-18 1900 OSCC: 1,906 Acres, 61% contained.
Update 1-17 1900 OSCC: 1,863 Acres, 30% contained.
5 residences destroyed; 7 damaged.  1,000 structures remain threatened.
Mandatory evacuations lifted
Wakoski Type 2 IMT in command
Update 1-16 1900 OSCC: 1,863 Acres, 30% contained.
5 residences destroyed; 7 damaged.  1,000 structures remain threatened.
Mandatory evacuations lifted
Wakoski Type 2 IMT in command
Update 1-16 1400: 1863 acres 30% cont.
Update 1-16 0800 OSCC: 1,700 Acres, 30% contained. 6 residences destroyed; 7 damaged.  1,000 structures remain threatened. Mandatory evacuations still in effect in community of Mountain Cove.
Wakoski Type 2 IMT assumed command @ 0600 hrs.
Update 2130: 1,542 Acres, 30% contained. 6 residences destroyed; 5 damaged. 
1,000 structures remain threatened. Mandatory evacuations: lifted in city of Glendora; still in effect in city of Azusa. Wakoski Type 2 IMT to assume command @ 0600 hrs. Command post is being relocated to Santa Fe Dam Rec area 15501 Arrow Hwy, Irwindale Fire crews on nightshift continuing fireline construction in steep, rugged terrain.
Update 1700: 1,700+ acres. 30% cont. 
Update 1600: 5 homes destroyed;17 other structures damaged
Update 1400: 3700 evacuated, At least five structures were seen engulfed in flames. One of the homes destroyed by flames was a guest house on the campus of the historic Singer Mansion, a 1920s Spanish estate built by heirs to the Singer sewing machine fortune on Kregmont Drive. 
Update 1330: 1,700 acres and was 0 percent contained.  
Update OSCC 1230: 1700 ac. Structures threatened, evacuations still in place. 
Update 1100:3 male suspects in 20's arrested for  Booked for recklessly starting a fire A campfire was kicked up by a breeze,Young Suspects were "apologetic." 
 AHJ
Steven Aguirre, Clifford Eugene Henry Jr. and Jonathan Carl Jarrell are shown in booking photos. (Credit: Glendora Police Department)
Update 1030: Glendora PD says three men arrested for Colby fire 870 homes, 2000 people evacuated.
Update 1000: IC reporting now 1,709 acres. 2000 residents evacuated.
Update 0930: 1000+ ac. IMT2 (Wakoski) ordered. Evacuations in place.
Update 0900: 900 acres At least 5 structures burned
Update 0800: Per IC. " 120 acres, still wind drivin. Fire has interfaced with houses and we are losing structures"
Update 0730: Approximately 50 acres. spotting 1/2 mile out.
Update 0700: 30+ acres Fire has burned out of the Forest and into LRA. Requesting additional strike teams and overhead. Immediate assignment 5 immediate Alpha Strike Teams

Location: Colby Road, Glendora [Glendora Mtn Rd x Colby Trail, above City of Glendora, Los Angeles Co. ]
IA: Fire started around 0555 At least 1 home burning, initial attack incident commander is Jim Tomaseli
IA Acres: 12
ROS: Moderate
ROC: 12 acres wind driven with a structure thread
Structure Threats: Yes Numerous
Comms: LACoFD
Admin Blue 6
Command Blue 7
Tac- V10
Tac- V6direct
Weather: 0800 61 degrees, Rh = .18
Winds NNE 9-18 mph, expected to be 22 mph by noon and gusts to 45 mph later today

Spot Weather - COLBY (WILDFIRE) (Requested: 948 PST 1/16/14)
Forecast complete at 1007 PST 1/16/14
.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-89. WARMEST LOWER ELEVATIONS AWAY FROM PLUME.
MIN HUMIDITY........5-9 PERCENT.
WIND................
SLOPES.............UPSLOPE 4-6 MPH BECOMING 8 MPH WITH BRIEF
(EYE-LEVEL) GUSTS TO 12 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
RIDGETOP/CANYONS...NORTHEAST 10-20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH
(20-FOOT) BECOMING 15-25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH IN THE
AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO 6000 FT AGL BY THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 15-25 MPH.
.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....53-63. WARMEST HIGHER ELEVATIONS
MAX HUMIDITY........10-20 PERCENT.
WIND................
SLOPES (EYE-LEVEL).DOWNSLOPE 5-8 MPH.
RIDGETOP/CANYONS...NORTHEAST 15-25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH IN THE
(20-FOOT) EVENING BECOMING 10-20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL EARLY BECOMING 300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 15-25 MPH.
.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-87.
MIN HUMIDITY........5-9 PERCENT.
WIND................
SLOPES.............DOWNSLOPE 4-6 MPH EARLY THEN BECOMING UPSLOPE
(EYE-LEVEL) 4-6 MPH THEN BECOMING 8 MPH WITH BRIEF GUSTS
TO 12 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
RIDGETOP/CANYONS...NORTHEAST 15-25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH
(20-FOOT) BECOMING 8-10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 15 MPH LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500 FT AGL OR LESS INCREASING TO 6000 FT AGL BY
THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 15-25 MPH BECOMING 10 MPH LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON.
http://spot.nws.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/spo...40116.COLBY.02
Resources: 
A-1 Filled Fixed Wing, Air Tactical 1 / 1 FIXED WING - AIR TACTICAL - CDF AA 310
A-2 Filled Fixed Wing, Leadplane 1 / 1 FIXED WING - LEADPLANE/ASM - 904JG - King AIr
A-3 Filled Airtanker, Any Type 1 / 1 AIRTANKER - T3ME - CDF 93 (N450DF) (CA-RRCC)
A-4 Filled Airtanker, Any Type 1 / 1 AIRTANKER - T3ME - CDF 100 (N441DF) (CA-RRCC)
A-5 Pending Helicopter, Type 1 Limited 1 / 0 Pending
A-6 Filled Helicopter, Type 2 Standard 1 / 1 HELICOPTER - T2S - 932CH (N932CH) (ID-NIC)
A-7 Filled Airtanker, Any Type 1 / 1 AIRTANKER - T3ME - CDF 74
A-8 Filled Airtanker, Any Type 1 / 1 AIRTANKER - T3ME - CDF 75 (N444DF) (CA-SLCC)
A-9 Filled Airtanker, Any Type 1 / 1 AIRTANKER - T2 - 48 - P2V (N4692A) (ID-NIC)
A-10 Filled Airtanker, Any Type 1 / 1 AIRTANKER - T3ME - CDF 95 (N447DF) (CA-MVIC)
A-11 Filled Helicopter, Type 2 Standard 1 / 1 HELICOPTER - T2S - CDF 901
A-12 Filled Helicopter, Type 2 Standard 1 / 1 HELICOPTER - T2S - CDF 301
A-13 Pending Airtanker, Any Type 1 / 0 Pending
A-14 Pending Airtanker, Any Type 1 / 0 Pending
A-15 Pending Helicopter, Type 2 Standard 1 / 0 Pending
A-16 Pending Helicopter, Type 1 Limited 1 / 0 Pending
A-17 Pending Service - Temporary Flight Restriction 1 / 0 Pending
C-1 Pending Crew, Type 1 1 / 0 Pending
C-2 Pending Crew, Type 1 1 / 0 Pending
C-3 Pending Crew, Type 1 1 / 0 Pending
C-4 Pending Crew, Type 1 1 / 0 Pending
C-5 Pending Crew, Strike Team, Type 1 1 / 0 Pending
C-6 Pending Crew, Strike Team, Type 1 1 / 0 Pending
C-7 Pending Crew, Strike Team, Type 1 1 / 0 Pending
C-8 Pending Crew, Strike Team, Type 1 1 / 0 Pending
E-1 Pending Dozer, Type 2 1 / 0 Pending
E-2 Pending Helicopter Support Vehicle 1 / 0 Pending
E-3 Pending Medical Squad Vehicle 1 / 0 Pending
E-4 Pending Dozer, Type Any 1 / 0 Pending
E-5 Pending Tender, Water (Support), Type 2 1 / 0 Pending
E-6 Pending Engine, Type 4 1 / 0 Pending
E-7 Pending Engine, Type 1 1 / 0 Pending
E-8 Pending Engine, Type 1 1 / 0 Pending
E-9 Pending Engine, Type 1 1 / 0 Pending
E-10 Pending Engine, Type 1 1 / 0 Pending
E-11 Pending Engine, Type 1 1 / 0 Pending
E-12 Pending Engine, Type 1 1 / 0 Pending
E-13 Pending Engine, Type 1 1 / 0 Pending
E-14 Filled Engine, Strike Team, Type 1 1 / 1 ENGINE S/T - T1 - 1001A
E-15 Pending Engine, Strike Team, Type 1 1 / 0 Pending
E-16 Pending Engine, Strike Team, Type 1 1 / 0 Pending
E-17 Pending Engine, Strike Team, Type 1 1 / 0 Pending
E-18 Pending Engine, Strike Team, Type 1 1 / 0 Pending
E-19 Filled Engine, Strike Team, Type 1 1 / 1 ENGINE S/T - T1 - 1202A
E-20 Filled Engine, Strike Team, Type 1 1 / 1 ENGINE S/T - T1 - 1204A
E-21 Pending Engine, Type 3 1 / 0 Pending
E-22 Pending Engine, Type 3 1 / 0 Pending
E-23 Pending Dozer, Type Any 1 / 0 Pending
E-24 Pending Dozer, Type Any 1 / 0 Pending
E-25 Pending Engine, Strike Team, Type 3 1 / 0 Pending
E-26 Pending Engine, Strike Team, Type 3 1 / 0 Pending
E-27 Pending Engine, Strike Team, Type 3 1 / 0 Pending
E-28 Pending Engine, Strike Team, Type 3 1 / 0 Pending
E-29 Pending Engine, Strike Team, Type 3 1 / 0 Pending
E-30 Pending Engine, Strike Team, Type 3 1 / 0 Pending
E-31 Pending Tender, Water (Tactical), Type 2 1 / 0 Pending
E-32 Pending Tender, Water (Tactical), Type 2 1 / 0 Pending
E-33 Pending Tender, Water (Tactical), Type 2 1 / 0 Pending
E-34 Pending Tender, Water (Tactical), Type 2 1 / 0 Pending
E-35 Pending Tender, Water (Tactical), Type 2 1 / 0 Pending
O-1 Pending CHIEF OFFICER (CALIFORNIA ONLY) 1 / 0 Pending
O-2 Pending CHIEF OFFICER (CALIFORNIA ONLY) 1 / 0 Pending
O-3 Pending CREW BOSS (CRWB) 1 / 0 Pending
O-4 Pending CREW BOSS (CRWB) 1 / 0 Pending
O-5 Pending CREW BOSS (CRWB) 1 / 0 Pending
O-6 Pending Team, Type 2 Long 1 / 0 Pending


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