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Monday, April 27, 2015

CA-LAC- #HighwaterFire Los Angeles County #Wildfire Getting good control No homes damaged #CAFire

CA-LAC-Highwater Los Angeles County Wildfire





LA County Firehawk over #HighwaterFire
Pic: ABC News
Update 12:55 - No injury; No formal acreage figure yet available; No homes damaged, mostly due to compliance with brush clearance standards

Evacuations: St. Euphrasia School in Granada Hills has been evacuated, parents asked to pick up kids immediately 
Road Closures: LAPD requesting CHP close on- and off-ramps for 118 Fwy from Reseda to 405 Fwy
Update 12:35 - Getting control, Alpha division looking good, chasing some spot fires. LAFD spokesman Brian Humphrey states bulk of Granada Hills fire has been contained. Update 11:45: - 15+ acres Spotting to the south with immediate structure threat. LA County Fire has 17 engines, 10 hand crews, 3 helicopters, 2 dozers in addition to the LA city resources, 5 additional BCs were requested to the additional 15 engines requested for staging. Pulling resources out of the canyon and shifting resources to structure defense. LA City Fire reporting 200+ personnel assigned.

Location: - 12300 blk Highwater Rd. Granada Hills.  #CAFire
IA Description: - Highwater IC IMMEDIATE STRUCTURE THREAT
15 acres in Granada Hills/Porter Ranch,
IA Resources: - Requesting 15 additional engines to stage at Zelzah & Rinaldi
ROC: - High winds with rapid rate of spread
ROS: - Rapid ROS
Structure Threats: - Helco advising the entire canyon is surrounded by homes.
Situation Concerns/Alerts: -
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Additional Resource Notes: - E7,77,88,81,107,21,104,39,98,496,103,83
BC17,10
WT80,88
TF1031 E103, 496, 83
TF1032 E77, 88, 81
TF1033 E107, 21, 104
TF1035 E7, 98, 39
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