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Thursday, June 16, 2016

CA-INF- Ash Fire, CA-INF-000885, Wildland Fire, Inyo National Forest, FRA

Ash Fire, CA-INF-000885, Wildland Fire, Inyo National Forest, Inyo County, FRA

Location: Ash creek drainage, Inyo County, FRA
Start Time: 06/12 @1408

Updates: 


06/20/2016 1900: 110 acres, 0% Contained


06/17/2016 1900: 110 acres, 0% Contained.
  • Rate of spread low, with rough accessibility.
  • 2 Federal helicopters committed.
  • No ground resources committed at this time.
  • Will pursue confine/ contain strategy.


06/17/2016 0915: 110 acres, 0% Contained
  • Rate of spread low, with rough accessibility.
  • 2 Federal helicopters committed.
  • No ground resources committed at this time.
  • Will pursue confine/ contain strategy.

06/16/2016 1115: 09 acres, 0% Contained
Rate of spread low, with rough accessibility.
70°, 28 % RH, 6 mph.
  • 2 Federal helicopters committed.
  • No ground resources committed at this time.
  • Will pursue confine/ confine strategy.
06/16/2016 1115:  Approx.. 60 acres
Fire began several days ago and has slowly increased in size. In inaccessible terrain. Fire is in confine and contain status at this time.
A helitanker and Ty3 helicopter are the only resources currently working this incident.

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