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Wednesday, August 5, 2015

DEER HORN # 2, CA-HIA-15-181 Wildfire Humboldt Deerhorn Ridge, Hoopa CA.

DEER HORN # 2, CA-HIA-15-181 Wildfire Humboldt Deerhorn Ridge, Hoopa CA.

Update 08/05/2015 1800: 125 Acres 90%, Fire activity continues to fluxgate from moderate rates of spread, to torching. Crews continue to install a hose lay, and improve hand and dozr line

IA IC: Rod Mendes, HIA ICT 3
Raldon Brown, HIA ICT 3 (T)
Location: Humboldt Deerhorn Ridge in Hoopa CA.
Fuel Model: Timber (Grass and Understory) 
Life, Safety, and Health Status/Threat Remarks: Narrow roads, steep terrain, large snags, and rolling material are a major concern at this time. Fire behavior fluxuates from moderate down to smoldering.
Current threat and risk potential are minimal resources on the fire line, as well as steep terrain and potential for roll out.

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