INCIDENT SUMMARY | The RABBIT FIRE broke out on Monday, July 20, 2020, from an unknown cause located off of Road 603 and Rabbit hill, Raymond Area, East of Chowchilla, California.
SIZE/CURRENT STATUS | The fire has burned 100 acres and is 50% contained. Cause was due to a car fire into urban wildland interface, igniting a small to medium sized wildfire.
In the early stages of the fire, it was determined to be a slow to moderate rate of spread and at a low 10 acres but would quickly ramp up winds picking up.
Forward progression has been stopped. (1840)
RESOURCES | CAL FIRE Madera-Mariposa-Merced.
Air Tankers | H551, AA440, tanker 83, 100, and the helitanker from Fresno (1555)
HASHTAGS | #RabbitFire #CAwildfires #FireSeason2020
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