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Monday, September 15, 2014

CA-SKU Boles Fire: 400 acres, 0% contained. Spotting, Multiple structures involved. (MAP)

Boles Fire: CA-SKU Boles Fire
CA-SKU BOLES FIRE PERIMETER MAP 9-15-14
CA-SKU BOLES FIRE PERIMETER MAP 9-15-14


Update 1900: 400 acres, The evacuation for Lake Shastina area has been lifted as of 2015 Hrs., Fire spread to the North has been stopped at this time.


Update 1900: 400 acres, Some Evacuations Lifted Lumber Mill fully involved, Tanker 912 just went OOS mechanical, and has blocked in Tanker 911 on the ramp. AA released both of them. CAL FIRE IMT 4 to the fire. 

Update 1830:  300 acres, 0% contained.  Evacuations 
Rapid rates of spread within the community of Weed. Over 100 structures damaged or destroyed. Interstate 5 was closed for several hours, but has re-opened to both north and south bound traffic. The fire has crossed Highway 97. Highway 97 is closed.

Update 1700: 200 acres, 0% contained.  Evacuations 
Rapid ROS, Fire continues to spot ahead of the main fire. Multiple structures involved.
Evacuation orders for the communities of Carrick and Lake Shastina.

Location: Fire is located on Boles Street, in Weed. 
Fuels: Burning in brush and residential structures.. One structure fully involved, multiple structures threatened. 
Wx: 89 degrees, 13% RH, winds south at 26 mph, with gusts to 39 mph.
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