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Tuesday, May 13, 2014

CA-SBC Miguelito Fire, 600 acres 50% cont., Lompoc, Santa Barbara Co.


Miguelito, CA-SBC-5573 Vegetation Fire Lompoc, Santa Barbara Co. 
 Air attack photo of DC-10 deploying retardant on  just east of San Miguelito Road. Credit: CAL FIRE SLO  
Update: 5-14 0900: 600 acres burned (modified), 50% contained, EVACUATIONS LIFTED.
Transition to CALFIRE IMT4 will be at 1000.
Update: 2200:  700 acres, Most evacuations lifted. San Miguelito Rd. South of Willow still under mandatory evacuation order. CAL FiRE IMT 4 (Derum) activated for this incident
Update 1530: Evacuation in progress in the Sea Wood community, approx. 20 residences. Voluntary evacuations expanded west to Bailey Avenue. USFS supporting w/ 2 hotshot crews, 5 engines, 2 airtankers, 1 helitanker & 1 air attack; approx 80 firefighters total

Location:
2005 Santa Miguelito Canyon Rd.
Jurisdiction: SRA

CalFire in Unified Command with Santa Barbara Co. Fire, Lompoc City Fire Dept., Santa Barbara County Sheriff, Lompoc City Police Dept.
Start Date/Time: 05/13/14 @ 1400
50 acres, 0% Contained
Rapid Rate of Spread
Weather: 92°, 10% RH, 14 mph
Fuels: Medium fuels, heavy brush
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