Twitter Buttons

Friday, June 19, 2015

CA-MMU Sky Fire 500 acres, 97% cont. Madera County, #CAFire


Sky Fire CA-MMU-001629 Vegetation Fire, Madera County

Evacuations: 
 Mandatory evacuations have been lifted As of 6 p.m. Saturday, mandatory evacuations for homes on Road 225 between Lark Lane and Mammoth roads were reduced to advisory status, Cal Fire said. The same is true for those living on Road 225 between Road 235 and Tunobi Place.
Sky Ranch Road remain closed
A forest closure in the fire area remains in place

Update 06/25/2015 1900: 500 acres, 97% contained, type 3 Incident Organization (Goss) is in command. No change in conditions
WX: 102°. Wind SW 7 RH 18%
Update 06/25/2015 0900: 500 acres, 96% contained
Mandatory evacuations have been lifted in the fire area however a portion of Sky Ranch Road within the fire area remains closed for firefighter safety.
Type 3 Incident Organization (Goss) is in command.
Update 06/25/2015 0900:
500 acres, 95% contained
Sky Ranch Road remains closed for firefighter safety.
Type 3 Incident Organization (Jordan) is in command.
Update 06/24/2015 0900: 500 acres, 95% contained, A SNF Type 3 Organization is in command
Sky Ranch Road remains closed for firefighter safety.
Update 06/23/2015 0900: 500 acres, 90% contained
Sky Ranch Road remain closed
A forest closure in the fire area remains in place
SNF Type 3 Organization will shadow SCSIIMT tomorrow in preparation to assume command 06/24
Update 06/22/2015 1900: 500 acres, 60% contained
Mandatory evacuations have been lifted
Sky Ranch Road remain closed
SNF Type 3 Organization will shadow SCSIIMT tomorrow in preparation to assume command 06/24
Update 06/21/2015 1100: 538 acres, 40% Contained
Sky Ranch Road and Nelder Grove remains closed.
Update 06/20/2015 1100: Central Sierra Team 1 (Cooper) has assumed command
538 acres, 30% Contained. 

Read more here: http://www.fresnobee.com/news/local/article25064530.html#storylink=cpy
Update 06/19/2015 1500: 600 acres, 30% Contained.Evacuations remain in place. 
Brush fire, was sparked Thursday afternoon when a truck pulled off to the east side of Road 632 and ignited the nearby brush.


Read more here: http://www.fresnobee.com/news/local/article25064530.html#storylink=cpy
Update 06/18/2015 1500: 400 acres, 15% Contained.Evacuations continue in Cedar Valley area, Incident transitioning to a Federal Type 2 (Cooper) IMT at 1000 hrs 06/19/2015.
Update 06/18/2015 1500: 125 acres, 0% Contained. Dangerous rate of Spread
Location of incident: Rd. 632, 2 miles from Hwy 41, Community of Calvin Crest
FRA
Start Time: 1431
ROS:
ROC: 
Dangerous rate of Spread with evacuations No threat to critical infrastructure, Extensive Unit resource drawdown
Weather: 102 °, 14 %RH, 7 - 10 MPH, N
---------------------------------------------

Twitter links

-
****REMINDER**** Every fire has the ability to be catastrophic. The wildland fire management environment has profoundly changed. Growing numbers of communities, across the nation, are experiencing longer fire seasons; more frequent, bigger, and more severe, fires are a real threat. Be careful with all campfires and equipment.
View blog top tags
---------------------
CLICK HERE TO GO BACK TO TOP OF CALIFORNIA FIRE NEWS HOME PAGE