NM Wildfires | 140 and Rio Fires | 2

UPDATE 2 | APRIL 11, 2021 | 1540 hours PT

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Incident Summary: Two wildfires are burning in the Abiquiu area in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico. Both of them were reported on Saturday at 1400 hours. Resources from the NM Department of Forestry and from the Rio Arriba County Fire and Sheriff’s Office.

140 FIRE: Located in the Rio Chama bosque off of US County Road 140. Fire is about 2-4 acres in size. 30% containment status reached. It has burned 1 garage, 1 well house and damaged 2 residential structures. Evacuations have been lifted. Cause is still unknown for this wildfire.

RIO FIRE: The RIO FIRE is located off of US Highway 84. fire has burned about 40 acres. 50% containment has been reached. The cause of this fire is due to ditch burning on private property. No structures were burned or damaged. All evacuation orders have been lifted. Burned both sides of the Rio Chama Bosque.

Resources for both fires were deployed from the Santa Fe Interagency Dispatch Center today at 1718 and 1722 hours.

No reports of injuries to firefighters or civilians have been reported.

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Seattle Firefighters Tap Garage Fire

UPDATE 2 (final) | APRIL 10 2021 2315 PT

Seattle firefighters were dispatched to a parking garage structure fire on John Street and Boren Avenue on Saturday night.

Firefighters had a difficult time when they first arrived on-scene in gaining access to the stairwell as it appeared to be down an embankment. After they gained access on the Bravo side, they were able to quickly egress and tap the fire, about twenty minutes into the incident.

A 400-foot extended line was brought in by crews and used the single line to put water on the fire.

It was said to be contained to a 130 x 20 rooftop bulkhead.

Units dispatched were A25, Air10, B2, B6, Dep1, E10, E2, E22, E25, E5, E8, L1, L10, L4, M1, M44, MAR5, REHAB1, SAFT2, and STAF10.

The cause of the fire is unknown and under investigation.

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Seattle Fire Responding to Garage Fire

APRIL 10, 2021 | 2245 PT

Seattle Firefighters are currently responding to a working fire in a multiple story parking garage on John Street and Bore Avenue.

Incident has been named “John Command”.

Engine 2 is on the hydrant and have water supply established.

Firefighters are currently laying a 400 foot extended attack line.

Heavy smoke is showing and a fire is burning in the stairwell. Crews having a difficult time accessing the stairwell.

B2 has assumed “John Command”.

This incident will be tweeting on our Twitter page @nwfireblog

This is a developing story. More updates will be summarized and posted here every 10 minutes.

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NM Wildfires | 140 and Rio Fires | 1

UPDATE 1 | APRIL 10, 2021

Two wildfires are burning in the Abiquiu area in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico.

Both wildfires are said to have both started on Saturday at 1400 hours.

140 FIRE: Located in the Rio Chama bosque off of US County Road 140. Fire is about 2-3 acres on private land. One structure has been burned. Other homes are under threat. Mandatory evacuations are in effect.

RIO FIRE: The RIO FIRE is located off of US Highway 84. Fire size is about 4-5 acres on private land. No structures have been reported as damaged or destroyed. Homes are current under threat and mandatory evacuations are in effect.

Resources for both fires were deployed from the Santa Fe Interagency Dispatch Center today at 1718 and 1722 hours.

No reports of injuries to firefighters or civilians have been reported.

Cause of both fires is unknown and under investigation.

Wildfire History in other Bosques

April 2, 2021: Encampment campfire in the Rio Grande Bosque. No fires, fireworks and smoking are not permitted in this area. Photo Credit: Rio Rancho FD

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How to Report a Suspicious Fire – Call Public Safety Dispatch at 505-891-7226.

(c) 2021 NW Fire Blog – 2200 PT

CA Wildfire | New Incident | 1

UPDATE 1 | APRIL 10, 2021

A new wildfire has been entered into the CAD system in the Angeles ECC dispatch area on Saturday, April 10th at 1420 hours PT.

It is located in San Fran Canyon on Stater Lane.

It is unknown what resources are gearing up to be deployed to the area, as this is a very new incident.

This is a developing incident.

(c) 2021 NW Fire Blog – 1425 hours PT

CA Wildfire | Centola Fire | 1

Update 1 | April 10, 2021

A wildfire is burning in the 6800 block of Highway 138, west of Cajon Pass near Mormon Rocks Fire Station on the Angeles National Forest.

Units from the Angeles ECC dispatched engines 20 and 338 (1239 PT), while others were dispatched via the Federal Interagency Coordination. Those units consist of BC 33 E312 E314 E332 E333 E5R PT3 which had been dispatched at 1219 hours PT. Captain 33 is the IC.

About 0.1 acres has been scorched. Containment status is unknown at this time.

(c) 2021 NW Fire Blog – 1420 hours PT

Manhattan NY Fights Commercial Fire

MANHATTAN, NEW YORK

Firefighters in Manhattan, New York are fighting a 2nd alarm commercial fire in the 200 block of Park Avenue on Saturday, April 10, 2021.

The fire is burning in a 20-story office building with a recently escalation to a 2nd alarm due to the fire in a high voltage room in this high-rise.

Live scanner feed can be heard here –> FDNY Fire Dispatch – Manhattan (broadcastify.com)

(c) 2021 NW Fire Blog – Updated 4/10/201 1345 PT

NW Wildfire Activity | April 9, 2021

Here are a few wildfires that have occurred on Thursday and Friday on April 8 and 9, 2021.

APRIL 9, 2021

1619 | LITTLE BUTTE FIRE (WA)

Chelan Butte. Chelan County. 8.6 acres. Grass, brush and timber. Escobar (IC). Contained 1753 hours. Dispatched via Central WA Comm Center.

1552 | FISHER FIRE (WA)

Spring Creek Canyon. Lincoln County. 5 acres. Grass, shrub and timber. AR27 (IC), AR7402 and 7407 on-scene at 1650 hours PT. Open incident. Dispatch Center: WA DNR – NEC..

1428 | BENTLEY FIELD FIRE (WA)

North Basin. Stevens County. .7 acres. Grass, shrub. NC25 (IC). Contained and controlled 1600. Dispatch Center: WA DNR – NEC.

1404 | VANTAGE BRIDGE FIRE (WA)

Vantage. Kittitas County. 0.1 acre. Grass. SE-Martin (IC). Contained and controlled 1545. Dispatch Center: CWC.

1332 | BISHOP ROAD FIRE (OR)

2200 Bishop Road, Vale. 5 acres. Open incident. Dispatch Center: Vale Dispatch Center.

1055 | BEAR CREEK ROAD FIRE (OR)

Maxwell Pond. Just SW of Wallowa. 1.5 acres. Grass. Human-caused. ODF NStat. Resources responded 4/8. Assisted Wallowa RFD. Contained 4/9/2021 1100 PT. Dispatched by Blue Mountain Interagency Dispatch Center.

0803 | OWYHEE LAKE ROAD 1 FIRE (OR)

Unknown location. .3 acres. Limited information.

APRIL 8, 2021

1730 | MALO EAST FIRE (WA)

Aeneas Creek Road. Ferry County. 1 acre. 7107 (IC). In patrol status. Dispatch Center: WA DNR – NEC.

1647 | ROLLING HILLS FIRE (WA)

Granite Lake Road. Spokane County. 1.5 acres. Short grass, timber. AR29 (I). Contained 1815. Controlled 1930 hours. Dispatch Center. WA DR.

1130 | VAD SUPPORT CODE FIRE (WA)

Vale. .1 acre. Dispatch Center: Vale Dispatch Center.

1122 | SMOLDERING STUMP FIRE (OR)

Tiller Ranger District. Douglas County. Contained 4/9 0839 PT. Controlled 0840. .1 acres. Dispatched: Roseburg Interagency Comm Center.

(c) 2021 NW Fire Blog – Updated 4/9/2021 2110 hours PT

Seattle Firefighters Respond to MCI

APRIL 9, 2021 | FRIDAY

Seattle Firefighters were dispatched to a mass casualty incident in the downtown core in the 500 block of 3rd Avanue for an unknown incident.

Units A5 AIR10 B2 B5 DEP1 E10 E2 E21 E25 E6 L1 L4 M1 M17 M18 M44 MCI1 SAFT2 STAF10 E2 B2 L1 were dispatched through the Fire Alarm Center at 1905 hours PT.

Three patients were located by first responders with two of them being coded as green and one yellow patients.

All units quickly went into service around 1930 hours PT.

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SC Wildfire Sit Rep | April 8, 2021

Wildfires are starting or have been igniting all over the United States. This State has seen its fair share of wildfires already during the 2020-2021 Fire Season.

As of today’s date, there have been 18,789 wildfires with a total of 128,410 acres. Crews have recently contained 12 fires for a total of 136 acres. Three fires are still burning for a total of 75 acres. (per the SC Forestry Commission)

Here is the recap for Thursday, April 8, 2021.

MOORE FIRE | 5 miles SW of Whitehall

Started in the last 24 hours PT. Ace Basin National Wildlife Refuge. Moderate fire behavior with smoldering. 1,146 acres. 30% contained. 9 personnel. 1 engine. $10,000 cost-to-date for fire suppression and containment expenses. FWS land.

AIKEN FIRE | Aiken County

Detected fire on April 8th at 1230 hours. Caused by equipment used. Resources are on-scene. Open incident.

PRESS DRIVE FIRE | Orangeberg County

100 block of Press Drive. Reported today at 1722 hours. Resources are on-scene. Cause is unknown. Open Incident.

BERKLEY FIRE | Berkeley County

Reported at 1544 hours. Resources are on-scene. No preliminary cause released. Open Incident.

C148 BLOCK 9 | RX Fire

RX burn. Dispatched at 0703 hours. 615 acres. Hazard fire fuel reduction using aerial ignition.

C254 LC | RX Fire

RX burn. Dispatched 0705 hours. 157 acres. To reduce hazard reduction.

C170 FM | RX Fire

RX burn. Dispatched 0718 hours. 882 acres. Hazard reduction using aerial ignition.

(c) 2021 NW Fire Blog – updated 1920 hours PT