A quick summary of major California wildland fire incidents today
Soda Fire, Vegetation Fire, CA-CND 001171 San Luis Obispo CountyIn unified Command Cal Fire and BLM
Location: 7 miles Northeast of the Cuyama community, DPA / FRA
Start Time: 1740 hours.
6/5/2015 0900:500+ acres, Grass and brush, 0% Contained.
· Rapid Rate of Spread
· Burning in grass and brush
· 94 °, 16 %RH, 17 mph, West
· CAL FIRE air and ground resources assigned and federal
Old Fire, Vegetation Fire, CA-LAC-160799, Los Angeles County, LRA
Location: Mullholland Road and Old Topanga Rd. Calabasas, LRA
Start Time: 1609 hoursUpdates:
6/5/2015 0900: Threat to SRA, 100+ acres, 0% contained
· Multiple homes threatened, several damaged
· Mandatory evacuation, evacuation center is Calabasas High School
· People go to High School, animals to the Northwest Baseball Field
Coleman Fire, Vegetation Fire, CA-LPF-001504, Monterey County, FRA
Location: Mission north of Milpitas, north of Hunter Liggett
The fire is in Unified Command with Cal Fire
IC: Harris (USFS), Herrera (Cal Fire)McGowan’s Type 1 incident management team has been mobilized to the Coleman Fire which has spread to within eight miles of King City, California overnight. The team and will inbrief at 10 a.m.
Start Time: 1451 hours
6/5/2015 0900: Threat to SRA, Approximately 3,000+ acres, 0% contained
· Fire Behavior extreme, rapid rate of spread
· Potential for 10,000 – 35,000 acres.
· Burning toward the Ventana Wilderness
Chimney Fire, Vegetation Fire, CA-CND-001134, Tulare County, FRA
Location: Chimney Peak Wilderness, FRAUpdates:
6/5/2015 0900: 1826 acres, 65% Contained
Central Sierra Type 2 IMT (Mills) in command
Preparations underway to transition to a BLM Type 3 organization.
The only activity today was interior heat while conducting mop up.
Federal commitment of air and ground resources.
Stony Fire, Vegetation Fire, CA-FHL-001475, Monterey County, Update
Location: Fort Hunter Liggett FRAUpdates:
6/5/2015 0900: 3000 acres, 35% contained
McGuire CA-FHL in command
Moderate to rapid rate of spread
Reinforce western flank to minimize spread potential.
Federal commitment of air and ground resources
Temecula Fire, Vegetation Fire, CA-RRU-067665, Riverside County, SRA
Location: I-15 South of Temecula Parkway, south of Temecula community, SRAUpdates:
6/5/2015 0900: 40 acres, Heavy Brush, 20% Contained
· Partial closure of Southbound I-15 (2 lanes open with CHP escort) from Rancho California Rd. to Rainbow Valley Rd.
Pala Fire, Vegetation Fire, CA-MVU-012932, San Diego County, SRA
Location: Pala-Temecula Rd X Rancho Heights, south of Temecula, SRAUpdates:
6/5/2015 0900: 70 acres, brush, 75% Contained
· Forward spread stopped
· Evacuations and road closures lifted
Aukum Fire - Vegetation Fire, CA-AEU Aukum Fire: 25 acres, 100% contained.
Blackhawk Fire - CA-SCU Blackhawk Fire: 33 acres, 100% contained.