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Tuesday, July 14, 2015

CA-SCR- Expo Fire Sacramento County 3rd alarm grass fire near Cal Expo

Expo Fire CA-SCR-EXPO Sacramento County

 3rd alarm grass fire near Cal Expo

Update 7-14-15 0100: Forward progress stopped. no final acreage yet.

Location: American River Parkway "Bushy Lake" area...North of American River, East of Business 80, South of Cal-Expo
IA Acres: 50-potential for 300+
IA ROS: Rapid
IA ROC: Rapid ROS, single and group tree torching, down wind ember cast causing multiple spot fires, Structures: are not currently threatened
Special Hazards: California State Fairgrounds (Cal-Expo) to the north...1/2mi from fire
Resources: 3rd alarm grass assignment, 100 personnel, dozer-SAC, dozer-AEU
Weather: 75F, 47%, SW 5-8 Gusting to 15

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