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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NEW FIRE: #WatermanFire | California | Update 1

Updated 7:45 am PDT

San Bernardino National Forest – A single acre wildfire started on 10/7/2016 from a car fire that extended into the brush.  Forward spread has been stopped.

A traffic alert has been issued for Hwy 18, which is closed from lower Waterman Canyon to upper Waterman Canyon.

Resources from CAL FIRE and SB County Fire are assigned to this incident along with 16 Engines, 3 crews and a water tender. CAL Trans is also on scene working as an incident cooperator.

The fire is still being held at 1 acre with a 20% containment status.

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Active Wildfires | California | Sep 19 2016

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Here are the most current and active wildfires in the State of California:

 

AUBURN FIRE – Nevada County

Off Auburn Street and Whiting Street, Grass Valley. CAL FIRE incident. 47 acres. 97% contained. Unknown start date/cause.

 

CANYON FIRE – Vanderberg AFB

4 miles West of Lompoc.  IMT2.  2200 acres. 0% contained.  233 personnel.  6 crews. 23

Canyon Fire (Photo Credit:) San Barbara County Fire PIO Mike Eliason)

engines. 0 helicopters. 0 structures destroyed.  $250,000 cost-to-date. 

 

NEW! FLAT FIRE – Kern County

Off Granite Road and Poso Flat Road and 5 miles South of Woody.  Kern County.  50 acres. 0% contained.

 

NEW! JOCKS CANYON  FIRE – Uinta Wasatch Cache NF

350 acres.  South of Diamond Fork Canyon and 2 1/2 mile southeast of Dry Canyon campground,  Fire is being monitored.

 

NEW! LAGUNA FIRE – Santa Cruz County

Crews fighting a vegetation fire in Laguna Creek off of Highland Drive.   0 acres or % containment known.

 

OLD FIRE – Butte County

CAL FIRE. Off of Old Chico Canyon, west of Forest Ranch.  30 acres. 70% contained.

 

OWENS FIRE – Inyo NF

10 miles NE of Mammoth Lakes and North of the Owens River Road near Clark Canyon and East of Highway 395. Fire fuels are sagebrush and Jeffrey pine from an unknown cause that is under investigation.  The fire started on the afternoon of September 17th.   6000 acres. 20% contained.  483 personnel. 9 crews, 48 engines and 7 helicopters. 4 structures destroyed. $400,000 cost-to-date.

 

Pack Fire (Photo Credit: UWCNF)

 

NEW! PACK FIRE – Uinta – Wasatch Cache NF

120 acres. Lightning caused.

 

 

SENTINEL FIRE – Sequoia & Kings Canyon NF 

Kings Canyon National Park.  Fire discovered on August 19, 2016.  Located in the South of Cedar Grove in the mountains above 9,000’ elevation. vCause is lightning. 12 acres.  Smoldering. Is burning naturally, for the environment benefit.

SOBERANES FIRE – Los Padres NF 

CA IMT4.   Illegal campfire is cause.   117,656 acres. 67% containment status. 2021 personnel.  34 crews.  116 engines.  7 helicopters.  68 structures destroyed.  Active fire behavior with running, flanking and backing.  $206.7 Million.

 

SOUP COMPLEX – Modoc NF

Active fire behavior with spotting.  856 acres.  0% containment status. 513 personnel.  11 crews.  24 engines. 9 copters. 0 structures destroyed.  $313,000 cost-to-date.

 

 

WILLARD FIRE – Lassen County

CAL FIRE.  Off of Willard Creek Rd and West of Susanville.  2575 acres. 97% containment status.  360 personnel.  10 crews.  15 engines.  0 structures destroyed.  $10.8 Million cost-to-date.

 

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Active Wildfires | CA | Sep 18 2016 (Update 2)

 

Update 2:  Posted @ 4:25pm PDT

NEW! AUBURN FIRE – Nevada County.  Off Auburn Street and Whiting Street, Grass Valley. CAL FIRE incident. 30 acres. 90% contained. Unknown start date/cause.

CANYON FIRE – Vanderburg Air Force Base.  Started on Saturday evening .Fire is burning South Base along Santa Ynez Ridge.  San Barbara County along with CAL Fire units are assisting VAFB firefighters. Some resources on the fire are SBFD  equipment: 3 Type-3 eng, 2 dozer, 1 hand crew, 1 ASU copter.  1400 acres (Unconfirmed). 800 firefighters from multiple agencies are fighting the fire. 11 Air tankers have been requested. Some are already dropping retardant over the fire.   fire exhibiting erratic behavior, unexplored ordinance in area. Hi-Resolution Satellite launch is postponed due to wildfire.

HARRISON FIRE – San Diego.  36000 blk of Mountain Circle Drive.Vegetation fire near Harrison Park Rd/Hwy 79 in Julian.  IC reporting forward spread has been stopped.  6 acres. 25% contained.

OLD FIRE – Butte County.  CAL FIRE. Off of Old Chico Canyon, west of Forest Ranch.  30 acres. 70% contained.

NEW! OWENS FIRE – Inyo NF.  Located North of the Owens River Road near Clark Canyon, east of Highway 395 in sagebrush and Jeffrey pine from an unknown cause that is under investigation.  The fire started on the afternoon of September 17th.   The fire has reached a 4500-acre in size with a 10% containment status.

Crews are focusing their efforts along the Owens River Road to protect nearby private developments and ranches.  250 personnel are assigned to this incident. The Big Springs Campground, Clark Canyon (a popular climbing area), and nearby ranches and developments have been evacuated.

REY FIRE – Los Padres NF.  Last report.  Fire started August 5th, 2016 from unknown cause that is being investigated. 32,606 acres. 100% contained. 2 injuries.  224 personnel assigned.

NEW! SENTINEL FIRE – Sequoia & Kings Canyon NF.  

Kings Canyon National Park.  Fire discovered on August 19, 2016.  Located in the South of Cedar Grove in the mountains above 9,000’ elevation. vCause is lightning. 12 acres.  Smoldering. Is burning naturally, for the environment benefit.

SOBERANES FIRE – Los Padres NF.  

CA IMT4.   Illegal campfire is cause.   113,259 acres. 61% containment.  1921 acres.  1 fatality. 7 injuries. 57 homes & 11 outbuildings destroyed. 410 structures still being threatened.   Evacuation orders lifted.

Resources include: 45 crews, 118 engines, 11 helicopters, 15 dozers, 2 masticators and 11 water tenders.  Favorable weather allowing burnout operations.  Crews to continue with burnout operations.

NEW! SOUP COMPLEX – Modoc NF.

Around noon on September 17, six (6) wildfires were reported near the Soup Springs Campground. All have been evacuated.  One (1) was contained quickly and four (4) others were contained to less than an acre.  The sixth fire  is still not contained as winds have been from the west, pushing it into the South Warner Wilderness and away from populated areas. One (1) uninhabited structure is under direct threat. The fire is currently at 300 acres.   Located 12 miles East of Likely, California.There are now reports of Soup One that is at 100 acres while Soup Tow is at 200 acres.

Resources include: 27 engines, 3 dozers, 2 water tenders, 13 hand crews and 50 fire personnel from multiple Agencies and local Governments.  1 Type 2 IMT is on order and due to take command of the fires on Monday.   Moderate fire behavior and spread overnight.

WILLARD FIRE – Lassen County.  CAL FIRE.  Off of Willard Creek Rd and West of Susanville.  2575 acres. 95% contained.

 

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Active Wildfires | California | Sep 18 2016

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Here are the most current and active wildfires in the State of California:

NEW! AUBURN FIRE – Nevada County.  Off Auburn Street and Whiting Street, Grass Valley. CAL FIRE incident. 30 acres. 90% contained. Unknown start date/cause.

OLD FIRE – Butte County.  CAL FIRE. Off of Old Chico Canyon, west of Forest Ranch.  30 acres. 70% contained.

NEW! OWENS FIRE – Inyo NF.  Located North of the Owens River Road near Clark Canyon, east of Highway 395 in sagebrush and Jeffrey pine from an unknown cause that is under investigation.  The fire started on the afternoon of September 17th.   The fire has reached a 4500-acre in size with a 10% containment status.

Crews are focusing their efforts along the Owens River Road to protect nearby private developments and ranches.  250 personnel are assigned to this incident. The Big Springs Campground, Clark Canyon (a popular climbing area), and nearby ranches and developments have been evacuated.

REY FIRE – Los Padres NF.  Last report.  Fire started August 5th, 2016 from unknown cause that is being investigated. 32,606 acres. 100% contained. 2 injuries.  224 personnel assigned.

NEW! SENTINEL FIRE – Sequoia & Kings Canyon NF.  

Kings Canyon National Park.  Fire discovered on August 19, 2016.  Located in the South of Cedar Grove in the mountains above 9,000’ elevation. vCause is lightning. 12 acres.  Smoldering. Is burning naturally, for the environment benefit.

SOBERANES FIRE – Los Padres NF.  

CA IMT4.   Illegal campfire is cause.   113,259 acres. 61% containment.  1921 acres.  1 fatality. 7 injuries. 57 homes & 11 outbuildings destroyed. 410 structures still being threatened.   Evacuation orders lifted.

Resources include: 45 crews, 118 engines, 11 helicopters, 15 dozers, 2 masticators and 11 water tenders.  Favorable weather allowing burnout operations.  Crews to continue with burnout operations.

NEW! SOUP COMPLEX – Modoc NF.

Around noon on September 17, six (6) wildfires were reported near the Soup Springs Campground. All have been evacuated.  One (1) was contained quickly and four (4) others were contained to less than an acre.  The sixth fire  is still not contained as winds have been from the west, pushing it into the South Warner Wilderness and away from populated areas. One (1) uninhabited structure is under direct threat. The fire is currently at 300 acres.   Located 12 miles East of Likely, California.There are now reports of Soup One that is at 100 acres while Soup Tow is at 200 acres.

Resources include: 27 engines, 3 dozers, 2 water tenders, 13 hand crews and 50 fire personnel from multiple Agencies and local Governments.  1 Type 2 IMT is on order and due to take command of the fires on Monday.   Moderate fire behavior and spread overnight.

WILLARD FIRE – Lassen County.  CAL FIRE.  Off of Willard Creek Rd and West of Susanville.  2575 acres. 95% contained.

 

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Fire Storm 2016 | Arizona Wildfires | June 9, 2016

Updated  Hours 2200 PDT

ARIZONA STATE FORESTRY

38E Fire. (Courtesy: Inciweb)

#38EFire – 8 miles NE of Wellton

Incident Summary

The wildfire started 6/7/2016 @ 1414 Hours.  The cause is unknown at this time and is still under investigation.

Fire Status

The fire has scorched 923 acres  of salt cedar in the river bottom.  Fire crews have successfully stopped forward moved and reached a 50% containment status.

38E Fire. (Courtesy: Inciweb)

Evacuations

5 homes were evacuated as precautions.

Personnel

There are 75 fire and support including Command personnel to this incident.

Resources

The types and actual resources are the following:  2 type 2 crews, 1 engine, 1 air attack, 1 single engine air tanker, and 1 type 3 helicopter assigned.

Incident Cooperators

Agencies working together are the BLM, Tacna FD, Welton FD.

# # #

Jack Fire. (Courtesy: Inciweb)

#JackFire – About 14 m N of Clints Well on the E side of Lk Mary Road, along FS Roads 294 and 294C.

Incident Summary

The date this wildfire started is 5/29/2016. The time is unknown at the time of this posting.  The fire is still active.

Cause

The cause has been deemed to be Lightning caused.  Is being allowed to burn naturally.

Acreage

There is no change to yesterday’s 10,821 acres consumed.

Jack Fire consuming dead grass, pine needles, and old logs, returning nutrients to the soil. June 6, 2016 (Nuttall/USFS)

Jack Fire consuming fire fuels. (Credit: Nuttall, USFS)

Personnel

There are  currently 148 fire personnel assigned to this incident.

Resources

4 Type 1 Crews, 7-engines, 1-Dozer, and various specialists.

Road Closures

Highway:  Coconino Highway 3

  • Forest Service Roads:  FH-3, FR 135, FR 124H, FR 124J, FR, 82B, FR 82, FR 211.  (The closure applies only to National Forest System lands within the closure area.)
  • Open Forest Service Roads:  FH-3, FR 135, FR 124H, FR 124J, FR, 82B, FR 82, FR 211 are open for public travel, although public travel is discouraged given the presence of fire traffic
Jack Wildfire burns around Bergeman tank at night. (2016 Adams/USFS)

Jack Fire burns around the Bergeman tank. (Credit: Adams, USFS)

Burnout operations near Parker Creek. (Courtesy: Inciweb)

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Tenderfoot Fire. (Credit: BLM – Phoenix District)

PHOENIX DISTRICT

#Tenderfoot – in Yarnell, Arizona. (East side is the 2013 Yarnell Hill Fire Location)

Incident Summary

The wildfire started on  6/8/2016 @ 1515 hours.  The cause is unknown and under investigation.  Fire fuels include chaparral and grass.  There are currently 1237 acres charred due to more accurate fire mapping.

Current Fire Status

Firefighters were able to successfully utilize existing fuel breaks in combination with aviation resources, fire engines and crews creating handline and black line/burn outs to make some significant progress protecting homes.

Command & Personnel

Command is IC, Rob Roy Williams.   Type 2 Incident Management Team has been ordered.  There are 240 fire and support support attached to this incident.

Resources 

(1) Air Attack, (2) Helicopters, (4) Type-1 Hot Shot crews, (2) Type-2 Hand crews, and (20) Engines.

Infrared Mapping. (Credit: NOAA)

Evacuations

Approximately 250-300 residences have been evacuated.

Mandatory evacuations by the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office being conducted.  Previous Level 2 (prepare and expect to evacuate).

This is the Peeples Valley community and the East side of Hwy 89.  The IC expanded to the West side of the Highway as a Precautionary.

Media reports  indicate 200 evacuees in Prescott’s American Red Cross’ shelter.

This is the 2nd time residents have had to evacuate since 2013 Yarnell evacuations. This is not by all new to them but still unnerving, says Social Media activity.

Shelter

The Red Cross shelter is at the Yavapai College.

Infrastructure

Power is restored to almost all residences except 25 homes, says local utility company.

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TONTO NATIONAL FOREST

#JuniperFire – 10 mi S of Young, Arizona. Pleasant Valley Ranger District.

Incident Summary

The Juniper Fire started on  5/17/2016 @ midnight by lightning passing over the area and igniting ponderosa pine, mixed conifer and oak shrub.  Currently the fire is at a 20% containment status but not before burning 29,592 acres.

Command Staff and Personnel

There are 558 fire personnel assigned to this incident along with the following resources:  11 Crews, 7 Helicopters, 23 Engines, 3 Dozers, 8 Water Tenders and 1 Masticator.

Helicopter aids in burnout operations

Juniper Fire. Helicopter aids in burnout operations. (Courtesy: Inciweb)

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Fire Storm 2016 | Arizona Wildfires | June 8, 2016

Updated  Hours 2030 PDT

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ARIZONA STATE FORESTRY

#38EFire – Tacna, AZ.  New!

Start Day & Time:  6/7/2016 @ 1414 Hours.

Cause: Unknown and under investigation.

Fire Fuels:  Salt cedar in river bottom.

Acres:   812 acres.

Evacuations: 5 homes.

Personnel:  50.

Resources:    2 type 2 crews, 1 engine, 1 air attack, 1 single engine air tanker, and 1 type 3 helicopter assigned.

38E Fire. Photo taken from Air Attack.

38E Fire. Photo taken from Air Attack. (Courtesy: Inciweb)

#JackFire – About 14 m N of Clints Well on the E side of Lk Mary Road, along FS Roads 294 and 294C.

Start Date & Time:  5/29/2016.

Cause:  Lightning caused.  Is being allowed to burn naturally.

Acreage: 10,821.

Fire Conditions:  Fire behavior is still active.

Personnel: 148.

Resources:  4 Type 1 Crews, 7-engines, 1-Dozer, and various specialists.

Road Closures:

  • Highway:  Coconino Highway 3
  • Forest Service Roads:  FH-3, FR 135, FR 124H, FR 124J, FR, 82B, FR 82, FR 211.  (The closure applies only to National Forest System lands within the closure area.)
  • Open Forest Service Roads:  FH-3, FR 135, FR 124H, FR 124J, FR, 82B, FR 82, FR 211 are open for public travel, although public travel is discouraged given the presence of fire traffic

Map of the Jack Fire, near Happy Jack, 14 miles north of Clints Well. Map produced end of day June 7, 2016

Jack Fire (Credit: CoNF)

 

BLUE RIDGE RESERVOIR

#ReservoirFire 

Date and Time Started:  6/6/2016 @ 0805 Hours.

Cause:  Abandoned camp fire.

Acreage: 138.

Containment Status: 50%.

Fire Fuels:  Ponderosa pine and grass.

Command:  Beale Monday, ICT3.

Personnel:  120.

Resources:  4 engines, 3 water tenders, 1 bulldozer, 2 hotshot crews, 1 type 2 IA crew, 1 type 2 crew, 1 fuels crew, 2 helicopters and 1 air attack on scene.

Closures:  Blue Ridge Reservoir closed for firefighting operations.

Weather:  Winds are decreasing and conditions are favorable for fire crews.

Reservoir Fire on 6/6/2016. (Credit: Wes Hall, CoNF)

BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT

#TenderfootFire – near Yarnell.  New!

Start Date & Time:   6/8/2016 @ 1815 hours.

Cause:  Unknown.

Acreage:  1820.

Fire Fuels:  Grass and brush.

Evacuations:  Human and animal evacuation in  progress on West side of Yarnell.  Earlier evacuations of the eastern side of the town.

Shelter:  Red Cross has opened an Shelter at the Yavapai College in Prescott.  Power is out to the school.

Command:  is being managed by BLM.   Media Staging is at the Peeples Valley School.

Assigned Resources:  is 100 personnel and support members.   Air and ground resources still being deployed and some are on the fire ground.

Road Closures:  SR 89 closed in both directions at MP 275 to MP 282. No ETA on reopen time and date per AZ DOT (released 3 hours ago).

KABIB NATIONAL FOREST

#BertFire – Near junction of FR 144 and Highway 180 10 miles SE of Valle Az (Kaibib NF)

Start Date & Time:   5/28/2016 @ 1600 Hours.

Cause: Lightning.

Acreage:  2471.

Fire Fuels:  Pinyon and juniper.

Containment status: 1%.

Command:  ICs Tyler Knight ICT4- Zach Boness ICT4T.

Resources:  38 Fire personnel.

06/05/16

Ebert Mountain. (Credit. B. Blasi, USFS)

TONTO NATIONAL FOREST

#JuniperFire – 10 mi S of Young, Arizona. Pleasant Valley Ranger District.

Start Date & Time:  5/17/2016 @ midnight.

Cause:  Lightning

Fire Fuels:   Burning Ponderosa pine, mixed conifer and oak shrub.

Acreage:  29,592.

Containment status:  20%.

Personnel:  558.

Resources:    11 Crews, 7 Helicopters, 23 Engines, 3 Dozers, 8 Water Tenders and 1 Masticator.

Helicopter aids in burnout operations

Juniper Fire. (Courtesy: Inciweb)

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Fire Storm 2016 | June 7, 2016 – PM Updates

Updated  2130 Hours PDT

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ALASKA

Department of Forestry – AK State Forestry  NEW!

#Aropuk Lake – 36 mi E of Newtok.

Unknown Fire start or resources.  Currently, 1,769 acres burning. 0% containment.

Galena Zone  NEW!

#Kuyukutuk River – 12 mi NW of Kako.

Unknown fire start date or cause.  3200 acres.  Minimal fire behavior with smoldering timber.  0% containment.

Resources:  23 Personnel.  1 Crew. 2 Helicopters.

Cost-to-Date:  $1 Million.

ARIZONA

AZ State Forestry (AzSF)

#LongviewFire – Elgin. 

Started 6/6/2016 @ midnight.  Started on Longview Loop in Elgin.  Cause is unknown and under investigation.  1,010 acres. 90% contained.  Burning grass.

Fire is under command of Sonoita-Elgin Fire District (in their district). 25 personnel assigned to this incident.   Resource types:  2 type 1 crews, multiple engines (structural and wildland), 1 VLAT, 1 heavy airtanker, misc. overhead.

#ReservoirFire – Blue Ridge Reservoir.

Started on 6/6/2016 @ 0805 Hours.  Cause is unknown and under investigation.  Fire fuels include grass and ponderosa pine. 138 acres. 30% contained.  Earlier today there was (80) acres private land and (20) USFS land consumed.

Planned Activities: Hold fire line (constructed and natural barriers) through next operational period.

Resources include:  (4) engines, (3) water tankers, (1) bulldozer, (2 Hot Shot crews, (1) Air Attack operations.

Reservoir Fire 6/6/2016 Photo courtesy of Wes Hall, Coconino National Forest

Reservoir Fire 6/6/2016 Photo courtesy of Wes Hall, Coconino National Forest

Coconino National Forest (CNF)

#JackFire – About 14 mi N of Clints Well on the E side of Lake Mary Road, along FS Rds 294 and 294C.

Start 5/21/2016.  Lightning caused.  8,358 acres.   Fire behavior is still active.  This lightning-caused wildfire is being managed for multiple benefits and objectives.

148 Personnel including:  (3) Type 1 Crews, (7) engines, (1) Dozer, and various specialists.

#MormonFire –  6 mi E of Munds Park near Mormon Mountain.

Started 5/15/2016.  Lightning caused. 7892 acres. 75% contained.

Resources assigned:  1-Type 3 Helicopter, 2-Type 1 crews (Plumas and Sacramento), 1-Type 2 crew (Coconino Fuels), 1-Type 3 engine, 3-Type 6 engines, 1-dozer, 1-water tender, and 35 other personnel.

Kabib National Forest (KNF)

#BertFire – Near junction of FR 144 and Hi-way 180 10 miles SE of Valle Az 

Started 5/28/2016 @ 1600 Hours. Lightning caused. 2416 acres.  IC: Type 3’s Quentin Johnson.  Burning Pinyon and Juniper.  1% containment status.

Resources:  (1) Type 1 crew, (1) Type 2 crew, (1) 11 person Fuels crew, (2) Type 3 engines, (1) Type 6 engine, (1) bulldozer and (1)  Resource Advisor.  58 Personnel.

06/05/16

Bert Fire by B Blasi, USFS

Tonto National Forest (Tonto NF)

#JuniperFire – 10 mi S of Young, Arizona.

Started 5/17/2016 @ midnight. Lightning caused. Pleasant Valley Ranger District. Tonto NF.  Burning Ponderosa pine, mixed conifer and oak shrub.  28,504 acres.  20% containment status.

516 Personnel incl:  6 Hotshot crews, 6  Type 3 and 11 Type 6 engines, 2 Type 2 crews, 1 regular Fire crew.  Heavy equipment incl: Helicopters (2)  Type 2, (2) Type 3 ,  (2) small fixed-wing aircraft, a masticator, and (3) bulldozers.

Public Meeting:  Wednesday, June 8th @ 1900 Hours at the Young Community Center, Young, AZ.  To provide the public with updated fire information. 

Cost-to-Date:  $6.3 Million.

Juniper Fire burning on Baker Mtn

Juniper Fire burning on Baker Mtn. Courtesy by Inciweb

CALIFORNIA

CAL FIRE – Riverside County FD  NEW!

#WatsonFire – Watson Rd / Juniper Flats Rd, Homeland.

Fire reported as a rubbish fire on 6/7/2016 around 1430 hours that extended into the vegetation and became a brush fire.  Conditions listed as rocky and light brush with zero wind.  Forward movement stopped.  Currently contained to 3 acres but has a potential of upward to 30 acres.

Resources still on-scene:  75 Firefighters, 8 Engines, 1 Helicopter, 2 Air Tankers, 2 Fire crews, 2 Bulldozers.  1 Air Attack.

Henry Coe State Park  NEW!

#CoeFire – 20 miles W of Gustine.  Located in Stanislaus and Santa Clara Counties, Morgan Hill.  Located in Del Porto Canyon, East of Coe State Park.

Started 6/7/2016 @ 1630 hours.  A fire is reportedly burning near the Eastern side of Henry Coe State Park and raging at 100 acres.  Its forward spread is moving quickly and an increase in scorched acres is to continue due to a “dangerous” rate of spread.  CAL FIRE fire personnel are on scene.

Resources were en route to the Park.

Klamath National Forest (KNF)  NEW!

10 fires started on 6/7/2016  from lightning passing over the area on 6/5 and 6/6/2016 and are part of the #KlamathNFlightningFires.

The following fires were small and have  been contained:

#HappyCamp  #LowerElk  #LittleGrider  #Jackson  #Peak  #Horse

The following are listed as still active fires:

#ChinaFire – on Marble Mountain

0.1 acre

#AultFire – 5 miles SE of Cecilville

0.1 acre

#DillonFire – Near Dillon Creek

1/2 acre.

#PonyFire – Near Dillon Creek

125 acres.

Los Padres National Forest (LPNF)

#ColemanFire – N of Fort Hunter Liggett, W of King City on Boundary. Monterey Ranger Dist.

Fire started 6/4/2016 @ 1430 Hours. Unknown cause. 2340 acres due to more accurate fire mapping.   Burning tall grass and chaparral.   Fire grew very little  15% contained.

1 structure destroyed and 1 damaged.

850 Personnel.   Command is in Unified Command between Fort Hunter Liggett, CAL FIRE and the Los Padres National Forest.

Cost-to-Date:  $810,000.

Photograph taken by Paul Gibbs

Coleman Fire. Courtesy of Inciweb

Shasta-Trinity National Forest (SNF)  NEW!

Started 6/6/2016.  5 small fires were started by lightning that passed over the area.  All fires have been contained.

#ZotFire  #Snag  #Glover  #Rainbow  

All 4 fires are .1 acre each and have been controlled.  They are currently in patrol status.

#SpringFire

This fire is at .25 acres and is currently contained.

photo image of lightning caused fire at the base of a single tree

Glover Fire Courtesy of Inciweb

Sierra National Forest (SNF)  NEW!

#DoveFire – Near the Jersey Dale Work Center.

Started 6/7/2016 @ 1224 Hours.  70 acres.  50% contained.

All available resources in the area that were working to reduce the mortality tree operations have been reassigned to this fire.  Burning in heavy and dead fire fuels and now, getting into timber.

100 Personnel assigned.   Resources: 12 engines, water tender, 2, type one hotshot Crews, 2 air tankers, 2 helicopters, SNF Air attack and 3 dozers.  More are en route.

Dove Fire at 1:30pm

Dove Fire Courtesy of Inciweb

FLORIDA

Florida Forest Service  NEW!

#TideSwampFire – 4 mi NW of Steinhatchee.

Unknown start date or resources.  State land.  1032 acres. 80% contained.

IDAHO

BLM Boise District  NEW!

#MapRockFire – 6 mi SE of Marsing.

Unknown start date or cause.  900 Acres.  Active fire behavior with running.  30% contained.

44 Fire personnel.  1 Crew.  4 Engines.

Cost-to-Date:  $44,000.

#WeesFire – 4 mi N of Oreana.

Unknown start date or causes; resources unknown.  450 acres.  50% contained.

 NEW MEXICO

Cibola National Forest & National Grasslands

#NorthFire – 25 miles SW of Magdalena, NM.

Started 5/21/2016 @ 1645 Hours.  Lightning caused.  Moderate ROS. Minimum fire growth but may increase due to firing operations.  Fire fuels include:  Ponderosa Pine w/grass and litter understory.  20% contained.

78 Personnel.

Park Well Looking North

Park Well looking North by Jonathan Dunbar.

OREGON

Fremont-Winema National Forest (FWNF)

#DrawFire – 20 mi NE of Chiloquin.  Near Telephone Draw area.  6 1/2 mi SW of Rocky Ford Campground and 6 mi NW of Head of the River Campground.

This lightning ignited fire started on 6/5/2016 @ 1920 Hours.  It is currently at 537 acres.  Fire is burning in ponderosa pine, lodgepole pine and Ceanothus.

Winds on 6/6/2016, pushed fire to the SW then picked up again moving them to the South.  Some spot fires occurred 200-300 yards due to high winds. Winds were clocked at 55 mph at some point during yesterday’s operations.   Fire is wind-driven.

Command:  IC SCOFMP IMT 3, Leland Hunter.  No other information on the # of fire personnel or resources available.

Cost-to-Date:  $1 Million.

Vale District  (VD)  NEW!

#OwyheeCanyonFire – 38 mi SW of Jordan Valley.

Fire started 6/5/2016 @ 1815 Hours.  Lightning caused.  20,500 acres. 5 0% contained. More wind and lightning expected today.

Resources:  (25) Engines, (4) Water Tankers, (2) Bulldozers, (4) Snake River Valley (SRV) Hand crews, (1) Hot shot Crew and (1) Air Attack.

Cost-to-Date:  $250,000.

Burned area of the Owyhee Canyon Fire

Owyhee Canyon Fire Scorched area. Courtesy of Inciweb

WASHINGTON STATE

 Highway 231  NEW!

#Hwy231Fire – Near Community of Ford, Stevens County.

Unknown fire start or cause.  News Media states 3 structures burning.  We were unable to find the actual report on this fire but did find this same fire name used in 2014 and 2015.  Appears there have been many fires in this area.

INTERNATIONAL FIRES

ALBERTA CANADA

#FortMacFire – Fort McMurray

Zero Significant Changes. 581,586 hectares or 1.437 Million acres. Fire perimeter is 984 km or 380 square miles. 10 active fires on Alberta Province.  70% contained.

Today 13 new fires making the total to 23 actively burning fires on the Province.

2,794 firefighters and support staff, 147 helicopters, 16 tankers and 233 pieces of heavy equipment battling fires across the province  299 FFs from S Africa and 41 FF from Mexico on scene

Hot spots are being managed in the Fort McMurray area. Anyone with information about new wildfires should call 1-866-394-3473. Reports of structural fires should be made to 911

Fire crews need safe access to air space. Drones or other airborne devices may not be flown without the approval of the Regional Emergency Operations Centre.

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Fort McMurray Fire.

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