California Wildfire: #StoneFire Almost Fully Contained | 2

AGUA DULCE, Calif. – A wildfire named the Stone Fire broke out on Monday, June 4, 2018, prompting fire assets to be dispatched around 1245 hours PDT.

Photo Credit | LASD Palmdale Station

LOCATION

The fire is located at 35100 Anthony Road x Mint Canyon and the PCT (Pacific Crest Trail)  just north of Agua Dulce in Los Angeles County, California.

Photo Credit | CAL Fire

COMMAND

The Los Angeles County Fire Department has been released from Unified Command which leaves the US Forest Service with the sole responsibility as the Incident Command (IC).

Incident Cooperators originally included LA County FD, LA Sheriff Office (Palmdale), USFS – Angeles National Forest,

RESOURCES

50 USFS firefighters remained assigned to this incident are currently engaged on the fire line.

SIZE

The fire has consumed 1,352 acres of light grass to medium brush but fire crews have reached a new containment status of 97%, almost to a fully contained fire.

Photo Credit | LASD Palmdale Station

CAUSE

Unknown at this time.

FIRE TACTICS

Fire crews that are still on-scene are being tasked with improving containment lines, patrolling the perimeter and providing structure protection, mop-up operations and completing fire suppression repair.

(c) 2018 NW Fire Blog – Updated 2130 hours PDT

 

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