UPDATED 1930 hours PDT
Start Date/Time: The fire started 9/25/2016 @ 1050 hours
Location: 13000 block off of Big Geysers Road and Geysers Resort Road, 10 miles E of Cloverdale in Sonoma County, California.
Fuels: Heavy fire fules with areas of grass and pockets of oak woodland. They are dried out due to the last 5 years, due to drought conditions.
Size Up: 1500 acres. 10% contained.
Cause: Under investigation.
Current Conditions: Firefighters are working an vegetation fire in the Geysers, East of Cloverdale. The fire is moving at a moderate rate of spread and is in steep, challenging terrain with difficult access
Weather: Temps are in the high 90’s with low RH. . Additional resources have been ordered and are enroute
Fire: 240 personnel. 23 engines. 7 crews. 8 airtankers. 2 helicopters. 6 bulldozers. 3 water tenders.
Cooperating Partners: CAL PINE, Napa County Fire, Cloverdale FPD, Geyserville FPD, Healdsburg FD, Windsor FPD, Sonoma and Lake County Sheriff’s Office, CA Highway Patrol, CA Dept. of Corrections and Rehabilitation.
Additional resources: are on order.
Evacuations: For the residents of Geysers. Structures are currently threatened
Shelter: Red Cross is opening a shelter for evacuees at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1402 University Street, Healdsburg, CA 95448.
Closures: Geysers Road at Pine Mountain Road.
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