Tobin Fire | California | Update 1

Updated @ 0915 Hours PDT

FIRE FACTS

Start Date:  9/26/2016

Start Time:  0930 hours PDT

Location:  CA Highway 70 up to Tobin Ridge.  Burning in 2000 Storrie Fire and the 2008 Lightning Complex footprints. West of Jackass Creek Road in Tobin, California.

National Forest:  Plumas

Cause:  Unknown/under investigation

Fire Fuels:  Heavy brush, grass, downed/standing snags

RESOURCES

Command:  Type 3 organization

Personnel:  660 fire personnel

Cooperating Partners:  CAL Fire, PG&E, Union RR.

CURRENT STATUS

Acres:  248 acres

Containment:  55%

Fire Activities:  4WD Fire engines accessed West perimeter of fire helping helicopters with suppression of hot spots. Spike camp overnight on the upper West Section.

FIRE PHOTOGRAPHY

Today’s photo is by Fire Photographer Wallace Keith (Courtesy of Inciweb)

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