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Tuesday, August 11, 2015

CA-SNF Music Fire Fresno County, Shaver Lake, SRA / FRA

Music Fire, CA-SNF-001841, Fresno County, State FRA

Evacuations: Residents remain evacuated along Music Creek Rd. at Jose Basin. Additional evacuations have instituted in area of Dogwood and Shaver rd.
Using reverse 911.

Updates: 
08/10/2015 1800: 15-25 acres, brush, 0% contained. 

08/10/2015 1530: 10-20 acres, brush, 0% contained
Moderate Rate of Spread
85 degrees, 20% RH, Wind SSW @ 12 mph  
2 Immediate structure threats.
Threat to 230KV power lines.
Fire is working between two Forest Service road systems. 
The ground crews are currently burning the road systems to hold
and contain the fire.
Residences have been evacuated along Music Creek Rd. at Jose Basin.

Start Time: 1214
Location: Music Creek Rd. at Jose Basin, West of Shaver Lake
Fuels: Burning in timber.
ROS: Moderate Rate of Spread
Structure threat: Structures threat has been mitigated.
Problems/Concerns: Electrical transmission lines are adjacent to the fire.

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