The Wildfire Log | Sand Fire | CA | 2

CALIFORNIA

JUNE 8, 2019 – SATURDAY – 1810 HOURS PDT

Incident Summary

A 3-month old compost fire has rekindled as the winds increased igniting a human-caused wildfire named the SAND FIRE, which is burning off of Country Rd 41 and Highway 16 towards Rumsey, California.

Current Status

Fire behavior is quickly changing.  It is currently deemed as  a rapid rate of spread with multiple structures being threatened.

Evacuations are in eff

Fire Resources

More are on order.

Air Support

Tanker 91 is on-scene and is laying down retardant over the fire. (1804 hours PDT)

Five copters are now working the fire from the east side at an elevation of 4,000 feet.

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