Route Complex CA-SRF-001476 Humboldt Mad River Vegetation Fires
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,
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:
5-T3 ENG S/T
Problems/Concerns: Historical cabins, known Historical archaeological sites, Private timber industry land holdings, power distribution lines, cell tower and microwave systems.