Here are the active fires for this evening’s Update:
UPDATE | #McHughFire – 2 miles SE of Anchorage, Mile 111 Seward Highway.
Mat-Su Area Forestry, DOF. . Started on BLM land Medium logging slash. 842 acres. 7% contained.
TFR over fire in effect.
UPDATE | #BakerFire – Off Baker St & School St near Copperopolis .
Start 7/21/2016 @ 1506 Hours. 100% contained. 57 acres.
NEW FIRE | #BradleyFire – off Highway 101 and San Antonio River, south of Bradley .
25 acres. Little information available.
UPDATE | #RoblarFire – On Camp Pendleton, Off Roblar Rd & Case Springs. San Diego County.
Start 7/21/2016. 800 acres. 35% contained.
NEW FIRE | #RockFire – off Highway 67 & Rockhouse Road, near Ramona. San Diego County.
20 acres. Acreage decreased due to more accurate mapping. 5% contained. Cause determined to be a car fire that spread to nearby brush.
Shelter for Large Animals: Ramona Fairgrounds, 434 Aqua Lane. (tweeted @ 2000 Hours PDT) All Evacuations lifted. (tweeted @ 1900 Hours PDT)
NEW FIRE | #SandFire – NB Hwy 14/Sand Canyon Road. Los Angeles County. Angeles NF.
Started 7/22/2016 @ 1415 hours. Cause is unknown and under investigation. 2,500 acres. 0% containment. Fire behavior is very active and heading towards Little Tiyunga Road.
300 personnel assigned. Fire Management is in Unified Command between USFS and LACoFD. 29 engines, 12 hand crews, 5 helicopters, 8 fixed wing aircraft, 2 dozers.
Shelter : Garden Valley H.S., 27051 Robert C Lee Parkway, San Clarita.
Shelter for Large Animals: Pitchess Detention Center (Jack Bones Equestrian Center), 29320 The Old Road, Castaic.
UPDATE | #SerpaFire – NE of Coarsegold. Madera County.
Start 7/21/2016 @ 1253 Hours PDT
80 acres. 70% contained. All evacuation orders lifted.
26 engines. 5 Dozers. 6 Water Tenders.
NEW FIRE | #SoberanesFire – 5 miles South of Carmel and Garrapta State Park.
Monterey County. Rapid Rate of spread.
900 acres. 0% contained.
NEW FIRE | #StorksbillFire = near Pilot Hill. El Dorado County. Start 7/22/2016 around 1340 hours PDT.
60 acres. 60% contained. All evacuations Storksbill Rd & Hound Hollow Rd. have been lifted.
UPDATE | #TableTopFire (CA) Table Rock Rd & Harry Cash Rd, Montague.
UPDATE | #BeaverCreekFire – Routt NF. 24 mi NW of Walden.
Start 6/19/2016. Cause unknown and under investigation. Timber and brush.
25,491 acres. 5% contained. Moderate fire behavior exhibiting isolated torching, short-range spotting, smoldering and creeping.
215 personnel assigned
UPDATE | #HaydenPassFire – 21 mi SW of Colorado Springs. 20 miles SE of Salida.
Started 7/8/2016. Hardwood slash, brush and tall grass. Lightning caused. 16,489 acres. 55% contained.
Rocky Mtn Blue Team IMT. 354 Personnel.
UPDATE | #PioneerFire – Boise NF. IMT 2 (Rosenthal). 5 miles North of Idaho City.
Timber and grass. 2,000 acres. Reported on July 8th @ 1700 hours. 20% contained.
Type 2 IMT assumed command on Friday, July 22nd. 300 Fire personnel. More resources are being called to this fire and diverted from the MM14 fire to this incident including a Type 1 Heavy lift helicopter.
Fire is moving in a Northerly direction. More resources are on order.
UPDATE | #BlueLakeFire – 10 miles SW of Ennis, 1.5 miles South of the Axolotl Lake.
Start 7/21 @1445 hours. Lightning caused. 314 acres. 0% contained. On private land and BLM lands. Burning in grass, sagebrush and heavy timber.
15 personnel. 4 engines (2 are USFS, 2 Madison County VFD). 1 MT DNRC Type 2 Helicopters. 2 Air tankers. 2 Hand crews (on order).
Air tankers making retardant drops. Fire Managers are assessing current situation to determine best fire suppression tactics.
NEW FIRE | #LittleDenFire – 45 miles SW of Austin.
Start 7/20/2016 @ 1030 Hours. Human caused. Pinion-Juniper with stands of grass and sagebrush. 3,200 acres. 30% contained.
Concerns of military and fire suppression aircraft in the area.
NEW FIRE | #PintoFire – 15 Miles Southeast Of Eureka.
Start 7/21/2016 @ 1215 hours. Cause unknown & under investigation. Fire managed by Rosetty, Short grass, brush and timber. 1902 acres. 30% contained.
Type 3 IC Zumont, Type 3 IC Trainee. 131 personnel.
Fire is smoldering and creeping with short duration runs in priority sage grouse habitat. Firefighters to continue to establish fire lines.
UPDATE | #ArdenFire – Big Horn NF. About 35 miles East of Greybull, Wyoming, near Shell Reservoir and Lake Adelaide.
Detected on 7/19/2016. 10% contained. 523 acres. Cause is unknown and under investigation.
4 – 20-person hotshot crews, 2- 20-person hand crews, 3 engines, and 2 helicopters
NEW FIRE | #HatcheryFire – Big Horn National Forest.
Discovered 7/22/2016 @ 1300 hours. 2,600 acres. Burning on private lands and lands administrated by BLM, Worland Field Office and Big Horn National Forest. 0% contained.
US 16 is closed from Wyoming Highway 435 to the Sheep Mtn. Road.
60 Firefighters. 1 VLAT. 2 Type1 and 1 Type3 helicopters working on fire now. Additional resources are on order.
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