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Tuesday, June 30, 2015

CA-SCU- Highway Fire - Santa Clara County 42 acres, 60% contained, Threat to active oil fields #CAFire


Highway Fire CA-SCU-Highway Santa Clara County


Update 7-1-15 0700: 42 acres, 60% contained. Threat to active oil fields adjacent to the incident.
Update 6-30-15 1745: 50 acres; 50% contained
Update 6-30-15 1645: 40 acres, spotting hampering containment efforts.
Update 6-30-15 1545: 10 acres, burning in brush, 0% contained. Moderate rate of spread. 
Location: 6 miles southwest of Gilroy, in Santa Clara County.
ROS: Moderate
Fuels: Grass and brush
Resources: 8 hand crews, C-106, 12 Engines- Gilroy, Cal Fire
3 Charlie Strike Teams coming

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****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.
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