Brush Fire | Vantage, Washington | New!

NEAR VANTAGE, WASHINGTON

Incident Summary | WSP Trooper Brian Moore tweeted out on Social Media, a brush fire is burning on I-90 near Vantage, Washington State around 2052 hours on Friday evening.

Resources | Fire resources are on scene working to suppress and contain the brush fire.

Closures | WSP has shutdown both EB & WB lanes of I-90 from MP 115 to 143 in Kittitas County due to poor visibility and a brush fire in the area.

Current Weather As of 2111 Hours, current temps are 80*F, partly cloudy with winds at 13 mph and a RH of 36%.

Social Media | Drivers are starting to tweet out that traffic is at a standstill.  Well, just like WSP said – time to put your patience pants on.  Fire crews are working as quick as they can to contain the fire.

Fire Images | Credit:  WSP Trooper Brian Moore (@wspdpio6)

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NEW | Brush Fire | Florida | 1

UPDATE 1 – APRIL 8, 2017 – 1900 HOURS PDT

Incident Summary | Around noon [West Coast time] on Saturday, a large wildfire broke out in the Live Oak Reserve subdivision.  Currently, the fire has burned 165 acres and firefighters have reached a 25% containment status.

Incident Cooperators | Seminole County Fire Department, Oviedo Fire Department, Orlando Fire Department, Maitland Fire Department, Winter Park Fire Department, Orange County Fire Rescue Department. Florida Forest Service.  Oviedo PD, Seminole County Sheriff Office, Seminole County OEM and Department of Forestry.

Evacuations | Mandatory evacuations were completed of those on Woodhurst Court, Live Oak Reserve and South Riverwood Trail.  This also included the Girl Scout camp.

Evacuation Shelter |  300 Lake Mills Avenue has been opened. Food is being provided to evacuees at the shelter.  Currently, 50 residents have evacuated to the shelter. Evacuation breakdown includes 44 homes in the immediate area and 100 Girl Scout campers; 50% of the campers left the camp without their bags and personal items they brought to the camp.

South Division | Riverwood and Old River Road.  Fire in this area has been identified.  A request for a DOF Rep was requested @ 1843 Hours PDT.  Tanker 24 was reassigned @ 1851 Hours PDT to this area to help firefighters attempt to stop the fast ROS. Resources were moving over to this location.

Division 20 | Tanker 32, Woods 21, 42, 11, E64, E42 were assigned to the Girl Scout camp. Structure protection was in play.  All units were pulled out at 1900 Hours PDT. A dozer was making a line around the camp at 1902 Hours PDT.

Stand-by | Woods 27, E46 were on stand-by for a potential flare-up in an unknown location. [radio transmission garbled]

West Division | E26 was assigned to this area.  Spotting was seen behind Havel Grove where 2 plows were assigned.

East Division | E262 was assigned to this Division.  This is the unburned side of the fire.  There was zero activity in this area around 1851 Hours PDT.

REHAB | Battalion 44.

Damage Assessment | An unknown number of structures were destroyed located on the West side of the Girl Scout camp.

Demob | Some of the units were being released after they returned from REHAB.  [1917 PDT]

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Final Update | Brush Fire Burning in Fairmount Colorado

Updated 1930 PST

INCIDENT SUMMARY

A brush fire broke out this afternoon with firefighters trying to stop the fire from spotting. Immediate Mutual Aid companies responded hitting all areas of the fire in Sides Alpha, Bravo and Zulu.

It  was finally knocked down and mopped up by crews holding the original wind-driven wildfire to 29 acres.  Winds were reported to be whipping at a stead 58 mph from the West with gusts up to 78 mph.

There were no injuries or damage to structures reported.

CAUSE

The cause at this time is unknown nor is the size and containment status.

LOCATION

Between Highway 93 and Calebra Road in Fairmount, Colorado.  The ICP and Staging were at the Ralston Valley HIgh School.

RESOURCES

Resources from Arvada Fire District, Westminister and Mutual Aid companies from Thornton, Federal Heights, North Metro, West Metro and Brighton were on-scene.

COMMUNICATIONS

Strong winds at times caused communication difficulties for crews and Command to talk to each other with static and unreadable radio broadcasts.

 

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Brush Fire Burning in Fairmount Colorado 3

Updated 1600 PST

INCIDENT SUMMARY

A brush fire has broken out off Highway 93 and Calebra Road in Fairmount, Colorado prompting Type 1’s, 3’s and 6’s brush trucks and crew to the area.

Fire crews are now stating they are starting to get fire out and Command has stated they are about downsize their resources, releasing crews in amount 10-15 minutes.

CAUSE

The cause at this time is unknown nor is the size and containment status.

RESOURCES

Resources from Arvada Fire District, Westminister and Mutual Aid companies from Thornton, Federal Heights, North Metro, West Metro and Brighton were on-scene.

Additional Type 3 strike teams were being requested to respond to this Brush fire.

FIRE DIVISIONS

Division Alpha

Hotspots are being mopped up to the Hawk Back ridge area, however additional resources are being brought in for a possible new area that was hit by spotting.

Division Bravo

Fire crews were successful with being in the black from East to the North perimeter up to Hawk Black.

Division Zulu (W 82nd Avenue)

2-Type 1’s and 1-Type 6 units were working the area. All other resources were said to be committed.

Zula sent one of their brush trucks to Division Alpha as they were needing additional resources.

COMMUNICATIONS

Wind has been playing a big part in disrupting ground radio communications making it difficult for crews to talk to each other and to Command.

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Brush Fire Burning in Fairmount Colorado 2

Updated 1600 PST

INCIDENT SUMMARY

A brush fire has broken out off Highway 93 and Calebra Road in Fairmount, Colorado prompting Type 1’s, 3’s and 6’s brush trucks and crew to the area.

There is reported active fire behavior with short-range spotting.  Some of the areas are being mopped up while crews are still trying to stop the forward spread of the fire.

CAUSE

The cause at this time is unknown nor is the size and containment status.

RESOURCES

Resources from Arvada Fire District, Westminister and Mutual Aid companies from Thornton, Federal Heights, North Metro, West Metro and Brighton were on-scene.

Additional Type 3 strike teams were being requested to respond to this Brush fire.

FIRE DIVISIONS

Division Alpha

Hotspots are being mopped up to the Hawk Back ridge area, however additional resources are being brought in for a possible new area that was hit by spotting.

Division Bravo

Fire crews were successful with being in the black from East to the North perimeter up to Hawk Black.

Division Zulu (W 82nd Avenue)

2-Type 1’s and 1-Type 6 units were working the area. All other resources were said to be committed.

Zula sent one of their brush trucks to Division Alpha as they were needing additional resources.

COMMUNICATIONS

Wind has been playing a big part in disrupting ground radio communications making it difficult for crews to talk to each other and to Command.

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#BREAKING | Brush Fire Burning in Fairmount Colorado 1

Updated 1530 PST

INCIDENT SUMMARY

A brush fire broke out on  Highway 93 and Calebra Road in Fairmount, Colorado.  Winds reportedly are from the West at 58 mph with gusts of 78 mph helping spread the wildfire.

Fire crews are starting to see additional wildfires break out in the area. One reported at 1537 PST taking off South of the main fire.

Structure protection was put into place. No reports of evacuations were reported.

CAUSE

The cause at this time is unknown nor is the size and containment status.

RESOURCES

Resources from Arvada Fire District, Westminister and Mutual Aid companies from Thornton, Federal Heights, North Metro, West Metro and Brighton were on-scene.

Additional Type 3 strike teams were being requested to respond to this Brush fire.

FIRE DIVISIONS

Division Alpha

Hotspots were being mopped up to the Hawk Back ridge area.

Division Bravo

Fire crews were successful with being in the black from East to the North perimeter up to Hawk Black.

Division Zulu (W 82nd Avenue)

2-Type 1’s and 1-Type 6 units were working the area. All other resources were said to be committed.

Zula sent one of their brush trucks to Division Alpha as they were needing additional resources.

COMMUNICATIONS

Wind has been playing a big part in disrupting ground radio communications making it difficult for fire ground crews to talk to the the IC and vise versa.

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LAFD Brush Fire | California | Update 2

Updated @ 1900 Hours PDT

INCIDENT SUMMARY

Around 5:33pm, a brush fire was reported in the area of 10600 Glenoaks Blvd on Monday, October 10th, 2016.

PERSONNEL

There were 50 firefighters on-scene during the 50-minute incident from R NFD, CHP, FS 98, Batt12, Valley Bureau, Council District 7 and LAFD PIO.

DAMAGE ASSESSMENT

No injuries or structures damaged as being reported.

CAUSE

The cause is unknown and under investigation at this time.

FIRE STATUS

The fire is currently was at a-half-an-acre.  It has been knocked down.

 

 

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LAFD Brush Fire | California | Update 2

Updated @ 1800 Hours PDT

Los Angeles, California – Around 5:33pm, a brush fire was reported in the area of 10600 Glenoaks Blvd on Monday, October 10th, 2016.

The fire is currently at 1/2 acre with medium brush fuels.

Units dispatched are FS98, Batt 12, Valley Bureau, Council District 7, BC10,  BC12, E24, E289, E298, E7, E77, E8140, E89,  E90,  E91,  E98,  EM14,  H2,  H5,  H6, RA90, RA98, T89, T98, T5, T12.

No further is available at this time but we will provide an update if there is any additional information received.

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NEW: LAFD Brush Fire | California | Update 1

Updated @ 1800 Hours PDT

Los Angeles, California – Around 5:33pm, a brush fire was reported in the area of 10600 Glenoaks Blvd on Monday, October 10th, 2016.

The fire is currently at 1/2 acre with medium brush fuels.

Units dispatched are FS98, Batt 12, Valley Bureau, Council District 7, BC10,  BC12, E24, E289, E298, E7, E77, E8140, E89,  E90,  E91,  E98,  EM14,  H2,  H5,  H6, RA90, RA98, T89, T98, T5, T12.

No further is available at this time but we will provide an update if there is any additional information received.

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#Breaking #MuscatAveFire in Fresno California – May 30, 2016

Updated 1200 Hours PDT

Incident Summary

Fresno Fire crews are currently on-scene of a vegetation fire on the Muscat Avenue in the Fresno area and are actively in fire attack tactics.

Resources

Engine 22, 22, 95 and Water Tenders 14 and 21 are on scene.

Current Weather Conditions

Temps are 85-degrees with mostly sunny skies and 27% humidity with 4 mph winds.

Hashtags

Since this is a brand new fire, no hashtags are being currently except for us using #MuscatAveFire #CaWildfires2016

Updates

We will provide more updates as information is received.

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