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Saturday, July 2, 2016

Deer Fire, CA-KRN-24109, Wildland Fire, Kern County

Deer Fire, CA-KRN-24109, Wildland Fire, Kern County

Location: Hwy 223 X Deertrail Rd., 6 Miles East of Arvin
State DPA, SRA
IC: CALFIRE IMT 1 (Gouvea) assigned

Updates:
07/02/2016 0800: 1800 acres grass, brush, 0% contained

  • Rapid rate of spread
  • 300 Structures immediately threatened
  • Evacuations in progress
  • In 75% tree mortality area
  • Threatening the communities of Oak Rancho, Bear Valley Springs and Hart Flat.
  • Aircraft use day and night operations
  • Transition to Type 1 Team July 2, time TBA

07/01/2016 1910: 500 acres grass, brush, 0% contained
  • Structures are threatened
  • Evacuation in progress
  • Heading towards tree mortality area

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****REMINDER**** Every fire has the ability to be catastrophic. The wildland fire management environment has profoundly changed. Growing numbers of communities, across the nation, are experiencing longer fire seasons; more frequent, bigger, and more severe, fires are a real threat. Be careful with all campfires and equipment.
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