Calgrove Fire Los Angeles County #LACoFD
Los Angeles County Firefighters are battling a two-alarm brush fire in the Stevenson Ranch area Wednesday afternoon. Los Angeles County Fire Department officials are urging Santa Clarita residents to follow media updates and prepare for evacuations.
*#CalgroveFire* AC3 now IC. Evacuations of the mobile home park have been ordered. COPT19 req 1 add'l Copter from Barton. #LACoFD— LACoFireAlerts (@lacfd) June 24, 2015
WX: 91°, wind SE 8 Gust 18 RH 21%Update 6-26-15 0900: 415 Acres, 95% Contained
Wildwood area is the concern, Residents south of Calgrove and east of Railroad/Newhall ranch need to be ready to evacuate when fire hits determined trigger points
Threat to 66KV power lines remains.
WX: 99°, 16% RH Wind out of the North, Visibility is 10 miles.
Update 6-24-15 1700: 100 acres. It is a "Greater Alarm Brush Fire" w/ 300 firefighters w/ assistance from numerous agencies @LACoFDPIO
Update 6-24-15 1540: Fire impacting homes near Cross St x Agramonte Dr. Req immediate need Strike Team. ST1120-A from staging E/R. 16 aircraft fixed wing and rotor working the fire
Update 6-24-15 1530: IE3, E4, E27, E45, E118 & BC49 form up ST1103-A and stage at Camp 2. Also 1 FF (CDC Crew) injured, burns to the hand.
Update 6-24-15 1500: IC advises the fire is now approx 85 acres. IC advising approx 500 homes have been evacuated. Req 3 add'l Water Tenders.
Update 6-24-15 1430: DC1 O/S now IC. Req 5 Type I Strike Teams. Fire has slopped over the ridge. Tankers 73, 43 and Air Attack 310 E/R ETA less than 5 Min. Air Attack reports approx 65 acres. Req 2 Type II Tankers and 1 Type III Tanker. Weather: temp 89, relative humidity 18%, wind W at 4 mph, gusting to 21.
Location: Santa Clarita Stevenson ranch area, along northbound 5 Freeway.
ROS: Rapid with extreme flames length, spot fires
Structure Threats: Yes but Initially, the fire department was not reporting that any structures are threatened.
Comms: Command - LAC V2 152.2400
Resources: 228 Firefighters, 4 helicopters, 2 dozers on scene at 1400 hrs
LACoFireAlerts @lacfd 5m5 minutes ago
*#CalgroveFire* E8, E9, E236, E106, E164 & BC19-A form up ST1120-A and stage at Camp 2. #LACoFD