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Wednesday, August 19, 2015

CA-SCU- Tesla Fire, Vegetation Fire, Alameda County [MAPS]

Tesla Fire, CA-SCU-Tesla, Vegetation Fire, Alameda County

Fast moving vegetation fire burning in Livermore hills east of Livermore Laboratory and Carnegie State Off-road Vehicle Park burning on both sides of Tesla Rd. Carnegie Park has been evacuated.

Updates:
08/21/2015 0900: 2,500 acres -  75% contained 

08/20/2015 1600: 2,500 acres - 45% contained 

08/20/2015 1100: Mapped 2500 acres, AA return at 1600hrs during heat of the day, Dozer or handline all the way around fire.
CA-SCU TESLA FIRE TOPOGRAPHIC LOCATION MAP 8-20-15
CA-SCU TESLA FIRE TOPOGRAPHIC HOTSPOT LOCATION MAP 8-20-15
CA-SCU TESLA FIRE TOPOGRAPHIC LOCATION MAP
CA-SCU TESLA FIRE TOPOGRAPHIC LOCATION MAP 8-20-15
Tesla Fire, CA-SCU-Tesla, Vegetation Fire, Alameda County

Tesla Fire Perimeter and Hotspot Map

08/20/2015 0700: 2500 acres - 25% contained One uninhabited structure destroyed, 


Tesla Fire
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08/19/2015 2025: per AA 2500 acres, 5% contained. Copter 106 to Livermore, 912 to Castle, Bravo 58 to McClellan AA230 released all aircraft off the fire and accounted for.
08/19/2015 1915: 1500+ acres, Pulling Resources from the north end of the Sac Valley to fill and backfill incident resource orders. Onshore winds are a factor in the spread of this incident.
08/19/2015 1830: 1000+ acres
08/19/2015 1810: 800+ acres, Tam Crew on scene, four Golf ST's ordered...

Tesla Fire Location Map 08/19/2015
Grass fire is burning east of Livermore off Tesla Rd, photos via Chopper 11.
08/19/2015 1750: 500+ acres, AA received permission to use restricted airspace above LLNL site 300
08/19/2015 1730: LG ST 2310 c assigned, Powerlines are a problem for aircraft, 1 copter working head of fire ahead of structures, 1 copter inbound. AA440 Tanker 912 inbound eta 1743,  AA230 now lead... restricted airspace area over lab.... AA reports fire at 200 acres, likely to go to 400.
08/19/2015 1700: 200+ acres. 0% contained. Fire is burning toward Site 300, a no-fly zone for aircraft.


08/19/2015 1615: 200 acres.  0% contained. Burning in grass at a dangerous spread rate. 500kv power lines threatened. Fire is located 11 miles east of Livermore in Alameda county. VLAT 912 en route to the fire now. 4 S2's currently working the fire. LNU 9144C en route to the fire immediate need- to form up at the scene.

08/19/2015 1600: Requesting VLAT or a large airtanker that does not need a lead plane. Lead for VLAT will be out of Redding which will delay use of VLAT.

Date Started: August 19, 2015 2:45 pm Location: Tesla Rd and Corral Hollow Rd. Altamont pass

IA Acres: 100+
ROS: Rapid
ROC: IC reporting 100 plus acres fire is on both sides of  Corral Hollow Road
Structure Threats: not currently 
Resources: LNU 9144C(I believe) enroute to the fire immediate need to form up at the scene
Online Scanner: http://www.broadcastify.com/listen/feed/17667/web
Cause:Under Investigation 
Total Fire Personnel:257  
Total Fire Engines:53  
Total Fire crews:4  
Total Dozers:6  
Total Water Tenders:2  
Long/Lat:-121.3732/37.3845  

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