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Wednesday, August 5, 2015

ROUTE COMPLEX CA-SRF-001476 Humboldt Mad River Vegetation Fires [FIRE MAP]

Route Complex CA-SRF-001476 Humboldt Mad River Vegetation Fires



Update as available: 

08/05/2015 0800:  18,905 Acres 15%, Continued threat to 50 structures within the next 18-24 hours and threats to an additional 25 structures within 48 hours. Receptive drought stressed fuels, steep terrain, snags, major oil and natural gas pipelines, high power transmission lines, marijuana cultivations Dense smoke inversion poses a health impact to responders and the public. This will continue to impact the fire area and surrounding communities.

Next 12 hours: Threat to SRA, 50 structures threatened in the area of Owl Creek and Pilot Rock Ridge. The communities of Mad River, Van Duzen, Dinsmore and Southern Trinity High School. Threatened and Endangered species habitat to include the Northern Spotted Owl, Forest Service Repeater site on 8 mile ridge,

08/05/2015 0800: 12,164 Acres 2% contained. Unknown amount of homestead residence and plantations throughout the area resulting in inaccuracies in the structure threat assessment

Location: Humboldt Mad River, Hyampom
IA Start: 07/30/2015 1800
IA IC: Norm Walker 
Fuel Model: Timber (Litter and Understory) 
Resource Needs 12 hours:
8-IHC
5-T3 ENG S/T
5-T2 DOZ
10-T2 WT
10-SOFR
10-FEMP
10-FALM
5-FELB
Problems/Concerns: Historical cabins, known Historical archaeological sites, Private timber industry land holdings, power distribution lines, cell tower and microwave systems.

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