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Saturday, May 3, 2014

CA-CNF-Viewpoint 3 Fires For 15 acres; 20% Cleveland N.F. San Diego County RROS

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Incident started as three separate fires, Bear Fire and Japatul Fire contained per CAD

Lots of smoke on the mountain. We've seen some flames.
Update 1330: Handline around fire few more hours to install hoseline
Update 1300: Fire holding but USFS confirms 2nd firefighter injured from heat exhaustion. Medic 14 responding for heat exhaustion patient hoist.
Update 1230: Holding at approximately 15 acres; about 20% contained. IC requesting ALS for FF HE at fire 
Update Noon: Bear Fire contained. Viewpoint Fire 12-14 acres. retardant line around fire almost completed, fire is up in rocks.  AA330 is Viewpoint AA. AA is ordering 2 Type 3 AT's multi engine

Location: 3 fires along I-8 near pine Valley. East of Alpine. Viewpoint fire is at I-8 and Japatul Viewpoint.
IA Acres: 7
ROS: Rapid
ROC: at least 3 fires. 
Viewpoint fire is the major concern. I-8 at the Japatul Viewpoint. 
Bear Fire contained. I-8 at Pine Valley
Viewpoint Fire 5 acres with a RROS.
Japatul Fire Las Bancas and I-8 with 1/2-1 acre with rapid rate of spread, potential to go extended attack
Structure threats: not currently
Special Hazards: Multiple fires
Resources: Full MVU response ROSS 
ordering 2 dozers and 6 crews, ST of type 3 engines
CNF BC43,
Eng 331, 344, 35, 40, 46, STF 29
Radio Frequencies: 
Forest Net command, CNF incident.
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