BUTTE FIRE CA-AEU-Butte Wildland Fire Amador & Calaveras Counties
|CA-AEU-Butte Wildland Fire Map|
|FIRE CREW INMATE WORKING BUTTE FIRE|
|Butte Fire Topo Map|
STRIKE TEAM: OES 368 watches a tanker drop on the #ButteFire. The fire is now over 70,000 acres and 30% contained. pic.twitter.com/tbUgEnojGA— SacFire PIO (@SacFirePIO) September 14, 2015
Critical Resource Needs in 12-, 24-, 48-, and 72-hour timeframes :
12 hours: 23 Type 1 Hand Crew Strike Teams - 21 Hand Crews any type - 23 HEQB - 8 MAST - 10 Type 6 Engines
24 hours: 23 Type 1 Hand Crew Strike Teams - 21 Hand Crews any type - 23 HEQB - 8 MAST - 10 Type 6 Engines
48 hours: 23 Type 1 Hand Crew Strike Teams - 21 Hand Crews any type - 23 HEQB - 8 MAST - 10 Type 6 Engines
72 hours: To be determined based off resource orders being filled and control lines being established and held.
09/13/2015 0600: 65,215 acres with 20% containment.
09/12/2015 1200: Per Calaveras County SO web site, new mandatory evacuations for a portion of San Andreas
09/12/2015 1800: 65,000 acres, 15% 86 homes and 51 outbuildings destroyed. "Hot and dry weather coupled with fuel moisture at critical levels have resulted in extreme fire spread. Resources requested are arriving and being in implemented in the plan. Primary and secondary lines are being constructed and contingency planning continues."
IA Location: Butte Mountain Rd SE of Jackson City Amador County,
IA Acres: 5
IA ROS: Rapid
IA ROC: Initial fire slowly being contained, spot well established in the Mokelumne drainage is RROS
Structure threats: Yes
Resources: Initial high dispatch + 10 agency engines, 2 Doz, 2AT, 1 Copt, 2 Scoopers
Will be ordering additional shortly
Communications: COMMAND NIFC 33 - 166.325
Online Scanners: http://www.broadcastify.com/listen/feed/20173/webhttp://www.broadcastify.com/listen/ctid/187/web