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Monday, September 14, 2015

VALLEY 2 CA-LNU-VALLEY 2 - LAKE COUNTY [FINAL]

VALLEY 2 CA-LNU-VALLEY LAKE COUNTY

VALLEY 2 Fire is a separate start from the Valley IC but is being managed by same IC, due to limited resources. Valley 2 incident is now Division Golf (G) of the Valley incident.
ADVISORY EVACUATIONS on Hwy 175 and all streets off of Hwy 175 from Cobb to the Dry Creek Cutoff.

Road Closures :
Hwy 29 X Bottle Rock, Hwy 29 X Hwy 175 (Kelseyville and Middletown), Hwy 29 X Red Hills, Hwy 29 X Loch Lomond.


UPDATES:
09/12/2015 1930: Second staging area is now station 60.
ICP will move to Station 60 in about 1 hour.

09/12/2015 1630:  Per AA 'Extreme long range spotting' with multiple structures burning fire is being managed by Valley IC. Very limited resources available. Fire spotting throughout Boggs state forest and will impact hairpin hot springs in 2-3 hr, Harbin Hot Springs evacuated and the fire is on the ridge backing down into Harbin Hot Springs. AA states the fire will impact Downtown Middletown by nightfall. No divert on 6 ATs minimum due to continued life threat (evacuations in progress).

Location: Highway 175 at Gilford Springs
Acres: 20+
ROS: Rapid
ROC: Per AA 'Extreme long range spotting' with multiple structures burning
Structure threats: Yes immediate.
Special Hazards: Power-lines down

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