#CoastFire | California | 1

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA  | A brush fire broke out on Thursday, December 14, 2017, around 1400 hours PST.

The fire was reportedly burning at 3800 San Julian Rd off of Hwy 1 and  and SE of Lompoc, California.

The fire was named the #CoastFire.  It was said to be only 20 acres and burning in heavy fire fuels with very little wind and slow rate of spread.

Coast Fire.  (Credit:  DC Woody Enos/Santa Barbara County FD)

Cause:  The cause was unknown and is still under investigation.

Coast Fire. (Credit: DC Woody Enos/Santa Barbara County FD)

Current Status:  The Coast IC was reporting full containment was expected on Thursday by 2100 hours.  Around 1515 hours, the fire was said to be at 30% containment.  Fire Investigators were on-scene.

Coast Fire. (Credit: DC Woody Enos/Santa Barbara County FD)

Size: After GPS and mapping of the fire, the acreage was deemed to be only 13.6 acres.

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Active Wildfires | California | July 16 2017

The State of California is burning like a roman candle, to put as an understatement. Don’t take our word for it – see the proof here in this post.

We are thinking of you all (first responders and those impacted by the fires).

Hope you enjoy this post!

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Alamo Fire.  8 miles NE of Santa Maria. Twitchell Reservoir. 28,687 acres. 98% containment. 990 personnel. 15 crews. 92 engines. 14 structures lost. $17.6 Million CTD.

Bridge 2 Fire.  2 miles NE of Mentone.  4,609 acres. 80% contained. 470 personnel. 16 crews. 42 engines. 2 helos.  $600,000 CTD.

Detwiller Fire.  2 miles East of Lake McClure.  2,500 acres. Evacuations in effect.

Dobe Fire.  8 miles South of Newell. 410 acres. 70% contained. 72 personnel. 2 crews. 4 engines. $750,000 CTD.

Garza Fire.  10 miles SE of Avenal City.  48,403 acres. 80% containment. 1,258 personnel. 23 crews. 90 engines. 11 helicopters. 1 structure destroyed. $11.3 Million CTD.

Grade Fire.  Hwy 101.  5 miles NW of Redwood Valley. 1,000 acres. 10% contained. Evacuations in effect for Baker Creek subdivision.

Long Valley Fire. 2 miles North of Doyle CA & 50 miles North of Reno, Nevada.  77,642 acres. 35% containment. 25 crews. 51 engines. 13 helicopters. 8 fixed wings. 14 dozers. 15 water tenders.  873 personnel.

Schaeffer Fire.  17 miles N of Kernville.  16,002 acres. 74% contained. 786 personnel. 17 crews. 16 engines. 17 helicopters. $12 Million CTD.

Wall Fire.  8 miles SE of Oroville.  6,033 acres. 98% contained. 148 personnel. 4 crews. 10 engines. 91 structures destroyed. $14 Million CTD.

Whittier Fire.  11 miles NE of Goleta.  18,015 acres. 49% contained.  1,924 personnel. 36 crews. 145 engines. 13 helicopters. 20 structures lost. $15.9 Million CTD.

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