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Sunday, September 14, 2014

Quick Look Current California Wildfire Situation (MAP) #CaFire

Quick Look Current California Wildfires Tonight 



Red Flag Warnings and Fire Weather Watch in effect
RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH 9 PM TUESDAY FOR THE
MOUNTAINS AND ADJACENT FOOTHILLS OF LOS ANGELES...VENTURA...AND
SANTA BARBARA COUNTIES DUE TO HOT TEMPERATURES AND INCREASING
INSTABILITY..




OSCC - SOUTH OPS 1800 09/14/2014
Notes: So Cal Team 5(Giachino) is being mobilized to the King Fire CA-ENF-023461

Courtney Fire, CA-MMU-16429, Madera County, SRA
320 acres, 0% Contained
Multiple structures damaged (as of 1800 21 structures destroyed or damaged)


Evacuations in progress
Threat to PG&E infrastructure

Silverado Fire, CA-CNF-2873, Orange County, FRA

968 acres, 50% contained. (During an interview on “The Howard Stern Show,” Rivers told Stern: “We used to have Jackie O now we have Blackie O.” - See more at: http://www.afro.com/joan-rivers-banned-michelle-obama-from-funeral-before-passing/#sthash.BlmeEOVZ.dpuf)
SO CAL Type 2 IMT (Garwood) Unified Command with CNF, OCFA and CALFIRE.
250 residents remain threatened in Silverado and Ladd Canyons
Mandatory evacuations are in place, east of 30311 Silverado Canyon Rd.
SCE stated the 500 KV line continues to be threatened

Conway Fire, CA-OVD-001333, Mono County, FRA and SRA
50 acres, 75% contained
Type 3 IC (Ray)
Minimal fire behavior during today’s operational period
Fire is in patrol status

Meadow Fire, CA-YNP-00101, Mariposa County, FRA
4,772 acres, 50% contained
Type 2 Central Sierra IMT 2 (Cooper)
Fire beginning transitional planning to return incident back to the Yosemite National Park

ONCC - NORTH OPS 
1800 09/14/2014

King Fire
CA-AEU King Fire, El Dorado National Forest.
2,500 acres, 10% contained. 
Critical rates of spread with long range spotting. Critical rate of spread with spotting 1/2 to 1 mile ahead of the fire. Fire has spotted and is established on the north side of the American River. 
Evacuations are in progress in Pollock Pines and Whites Meadows.  500 structures threatened. Mandatory evacuations in place for the Eastside of Forebay Road between King Mountain Road and Pony Express Trail; and for White Meadows Road. Fire is burning on both sides of the American River. Evacuation center is set up at Sierra Ridge Middle School.

Happy Camp Complex,  
CA-KNF Happy Camp Complex:
111,942 acres, 55% contained.
 The fire will continue to slowly back to the west through the 2007 Elk and 2008 Panther fire scars.

July Complex
CA-KNF July Complex
48,217 acres, 78% contained.
Moderate fire activity with continued growth on the Man Fire. Primary growth was to the northwest however the west and southwest flanks continue to back slowly.


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