CA’s Zogg Fire | 4

SIT REP 4 | OCTOBER 4, 2020 | SUNDAY

SUMMARY 

Initial Date/Start | The ZOGG FIRE started almost one week ago on Sunday, September 27th around 1500 hours PT.

Location |  It is located off of Zogg Mine Road and Jenny Bird Lane, north of Igo in Shasta County in California.

Cause | Cause is still unknown at this time and is under investigation.

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Photo Credit | Whiskeytown National Rec Area

CURRENT STATUS

Fire Behavior | Fire behavior is minimal with creeping and smoldering.  It is said to be still threatening homes and evacuations are still in effect.

Staffing | There are 1,767 total personnel with 39 crews, 14 helos, 196 engines, 24 dozers and 55 water tenders. the NW IMET Operations Medford is en route to this fire and will be arriving shortly.  Lead agency is the CAL FIRE Shasta-Trinity Unit.

Size Up | There has been 56,305 acres burned with a 68% containment status. About 91 structures are still being threatened.

Damage Assessment |  26 structures damaged. 196 structures destroyed. 1 injury. 4 deaths. Total costs-to-date are $15,600,000.00.

Repopulation | Evacuation orders were lifted for Shasta County roads along Plantina Road between Placer and Bland Roads.  On Deck Way, Junkans Road, Birdie Lane, Newscott Lane, Nelson Road, Church Street, Cemetery Road and Shoup Road.  *Residents will be allowed in the first 24 hours*  https://www.fire.ca.gov/incidents/2020/9/27/zogg-fire/

SHASTA COUNTY

Alerts | To register for emergency alerts: bit.ly/shastacodered

Evacuation Orders 

  • Duncan Creek Road, Bully Choop Road and Old Bully Choop Road.
  • Platina Road east of Bland Road to Placer Rd. Access to Platina Road will be via Highway 36.
  • All roads off South Fork Rd west of Placer Rd.

Evacuation Centers

  • Temporary Evacuation Point: Please contact 1-530-276-8034 for virtual assistance.
  • Large animal evacuate center: Cottonwood Rodeo Grounds 3917 Main Street, Cottonwood, CA 96022
  • Small animal evacuation center: Haven Humane Society 7449 Eastside Rd, Anderson, CA 96007 (small animals are goats or sheep and smaller.)

Road Closures 

  • East bound Platina Rd @ Bland Rd
  • The intersection of West bound Platina @ Placer Rd @ Clear creek @ Gas Point
  • South Forak Rd @ Placer Rd

INCIDENT COOPERATORS

Fire – Infrastructure Resources |Shasta County Sheriff, Tehama County SO, PG&E, CAL TRANS, CHP, Sierra Pacific, Mountain Gate Fire Department, Shasta County Fire Department, Shasta County Public Works, City of Redding Fire Department, Anderson Fire Department, Cottonwood Fire Protection District, Weaverville Fire Protection District, National Guard, California Conservation Corps, California Department of Corrections, BLM, California State Parks, Cal OES, National Parks, USFS.

Human Services | Red Cross, World Central Kitchen.

SIGNIFICANT EVENTS

Hazards | While Shasta County Deputies were patrolling within the fire zone, a tree fell onto their vehicle.  They escaped injury, but their patrol unit wasn’t so lucky.  It was deemed a total.

This is why Law Enforcement Officials are asking people to stay out of closed areas.  (Occurred 9/30/2020)

Photo Credit | Shasta County SO

COMING HOME AFTER A WILDFIRE…

Coming home after a wildfire can be difficult. The damage is often unknown until the homeowner returns days or weeks later. Before returning home ALWAYS check with officials before attempting to return to your home.

•Check grounds for hot spots, smoldering stumps, and vegetation.

•Check the roof and exterior areas for sparks or embers.

•Check the attic and throughout your house for any hidden burning sparks or embers.

•Check for fire damage to your home, turn off all appliances and make sure the meter is not damaged before turning on the main circuit breaker.

•Check the well or pump-house to ensure it is in working order.

•Contact 911 if any danger is perceived.

•Consult local experts on the best way to restore and plant your land with fire-safe landscaping.

Presented by CAL FIRE.

FOOD SAFETY

Power Outages | Food can spoil in less than 2 hours without refrigeration.

Discard the following:

• Food requiring refrigeration

• All frozen foods – foods that have thawed and may have refroze after power was restored are unsafe

• Any food that has been exposed to heat, smoke, fire retardant and foam or other chemicals

• Food with unusual odor, color, or texture

• Cans or food containers that are bulging, open, or dented

• Food not in waterproof containers or cans

• Food canned at home

• Food in cardboard containers (including juice, milk, and baby formula)

• Food in containers with screw caps, snap lids, crimped caps, twist caps, flip tops, and snap-tops

When in doubt, throw it out!

(CAL FIRE, Shasta County)

MENTAL HEALTH WELLNESS – RESOURCES

Wildfires can be devastating to those who have been evacuated, have had their home/business/structures damaged or destroyed to the those who have been impacted directly or indirectly by these emotional stressers.

Your mental health is important to us and we are giving resources should you need them. If you choose to  use them, please know that this is NOT a weakness but something that is so important to help you through these terrible times in life.

Disaster Distress Helpline | 1-800-985-5990.  TEXT:  “TalkWithUs” to 66746. DisasterDisaster.samhsa.gov 24/7 crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress.  samhsa.gov

HOW TO HELP FIRE VICTIMS

Salvation Army | They are accepting monetary donations including gift cards.

Current needs:  Underwear, t-shirts, socks, diapers, hygiene items and cleaning supplies.  Drop off address:  2691 Larkspur lane, Redding, CA. Monday-Friday between 0900-1200 and 1300-1600 hours (9-12, 1-4pm). Call #530-222-2201.  *Must be new and unopened items*

Red Cross | Will only accept monetary donations for the Northern California wildfires.  redcross.org/donate to make your donation.

Sources | CAL FIRE, NIFC, Inciweb, Red Cross, Social Media

(c) 2020 NW Fire Blog – Updated 10/4/2020 1245 PT

CA’s Glass Fire | Sit Rep 5

GLASS FIRE | NAPA COUNTY, CA

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Photo Credit | CAL FIRE

SIT REP 5 | OCTOBER 3, 2020 | SATURDAY

INCIDENT SUMMARY

Incident Summary | A fast-moving brush fire-turned firestorm ignited on Sunday, September 28th  in the Deer Park community near the 3400 block of St. Helena Hwy.  It is burning about 13 miles northwest of Napa in both Napa and Sonoma Counties in California.

Fire Fuels | Fire fuels are timber, brush and tall grass.

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Riley the Therapy Dog making his rounds. | Photo Credit | CAL FIRE

CURRENT STATUS

 Fire Behavior | Fire behavior is active with uphill runs, short-range spotting, flanking and wind-driven and has burned across both counties.  it is also fueled by low moisture, very warm and dry weather.

Response | There are a total of 2,773 personnel along with 27 crews,  23 helicopters, 408 engines, 66 dozers and 49 water tenders.

Operations | Firefighters are aggressively working to mop-up in some areas, while operating to construct and reinforce existing control lines.

Size Up | Fire has burned 63,450 acres and there is a 15% containment status.

Cause | Unknown and under investigation.

Damage Assessment | 163 structures damaged. 826 destroyed. Total Cost-to-date for fire suppression and containment efforts have reached $19,600,000.

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Heroes Feeding Heroes | Photo Credit | World Central Kitchen

NAPA COUNTY INFO

Evacuations | https://local.nixle.com/napa-county-oes/ 

Animal Shelter |  www.napacart.org

Shelter | Cross Walk Church: 2590 First Street, Napa, CA

EOC Info | https://www.countyofnapa.org/2994/Glass-Fire

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E558 saving a flag. | Photo Credit | Fremont FD

PETALUMA

Shelters

  • Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds (Room for parked cars and RV’s) 175 Fairgrounds Drive
  • Petaluma Veteran’s Memorial Building(Shelter and TEP) 1094 Petaluma Blvd. South
  • Petaluma Community Center (Limited Space Available) : 320 N McDowell Blvd, Petaluma, CA 94954
  • Rohnert Park: Sonoma State University (Congregate shelter and non-congregate dorms with non-congregate dorm priority given to COVID-vulnerable residents) Parking Lot G, Gymnasium, 1801 East Cotati Avenue

CITY OF CALISTOGA

Evacuations |  https://local.nixle.com/city-of-calistoga/

SONOMA COUNTY

Evacuations – Sonoma County | https://local.nixle.com/sonoma-county-sheriffs-office/l

Animal Shelter | http://www.sonomacountyfair.com/animal-evacuation.php

Shelters  | Sonoma Raceway (Temporary Evacuation Point, car sheltering and camping) 29355 Arnold Drive.

EOC Info | https://www.countyofnapa.org/2994/Glass-Fire

SANTA ROSA

Evacuations – Santa Rosa | https://local.nixle.com/santa-rosa-police-department/

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Photo Credit | Sonoma County SO

Shelters

  • A Place to Play (Temporary Evacuation Point) 2375 West 3rd Street
  • Finley Community Center (Must pre-screen at a TEP prior to admitting) 2060 W College Avenue
  • Santa Rosa Veterans Memorial Building (Shelter and TEP) 1351 Maple Avenue

EOC Info | https://www.countyofnapa.org/2994/Glass-Fire

PUBLIC SAFETY RESOURCES

Command | Unified Command: CAL FIRE Sonoma Lake Napa, Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office, Napa County Sheriff’s Office, Santa Rosa Fire Department and Santa Rosa Police Department.

Incident Cooperators | County of Sonoma, Napa Co OES, Napa County Sheriff’s Office, CAL FIRE, City of Santa Rosa, Red Cross Northern California Coastal, San Francisco PD, Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office, Sonoma County Fire Department, San Marin Fire District, BLM, Sonoma Valley Fire Authority, AMR, OES, PG&E, CDCR, CHP, CAL TRANS, CA State Parks and World Central Kitchen; Joseph Elfelt (fire mapping).

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Photo Credit | Crockett Carquinez Fire

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES FOR EVACUEES

Facebook – Mark Yourself Safe – Crisis Response Page | Let your loved ones know that you are safe by visiting Facebook’s Safety Check, The Wildfires in Napa and Sonoma Counties, USA 

https://www.facebook.com/crisisresponse/341468923832604/friends/?alias=341468923832604&source=notif_friend_safe&notif_id=1601342631082331&notif_t=crisis_status&ref=notif

Find a Red Cross Shelter | https://www.redcross.org/get-help/disaster-relief-and-recovery-services/find-an-open-shelter.html

Disaster Recovery | https://www.redcross.org/about-us/our-work/disaster-relief/wildfire-relief/2020-wildfires/california-wildfire-assistance.html

Children-Public Health | State of California

outdoor kids playground

Post0Fire Resources | UCCE Sonoma County

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(c) 2020 NW Fire Blog – Updated 10/3/2020 2110 PT

ZOGG FIRE | CA | 3

ZOGG WILDFIRE

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Photo Credit | CAL TRANS

SIT REP 3 | SATURDAY | OCTOBER 3, 2020

SUMMARY 

Initial Date/Start | The ZOGG FIRE started almost one week ago on Sunday, September 27th around 1500 hours PT.

Location |  It is located off of Zogg Mine Road and Jenny Bird Lane, north of Igo in Shasta County in California.

Cause | Cause is still unknown at this time and is under investigation.

CURRENT STATUS

Fire Behavior | Fire behavior is minimal with creeping and smoldering.  It is said to be still threatening homes and evacuations are still in effect. (NIFC)

Size Up | There has been 56,305 acres burned with a 57% containment status.

Damage Assessment |  23 structures damaged and 179 structures has been destroyed. 1 confirmed injury; 4 fatalities. $12,500,000 cost-to-date for fire suppression and containment expenses. (NIFC/CAL FIRE)

Openings | National Parks has opened Whiskeytown Lake.  Air assets no longer using for dipping from the Lake. (CAL FIRE SHU)

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Photo Credit | SoCal Air Operations

INCIDENT COOPERATORS

Fire Resources | There are 1,832 total personnel along with 39 crews, 201 engines, 41 bulldozers, 55 water tenders and 15 helicopters.

Command | CAL FIRE SHU, TGU

Fire-Manpower | CAL FIRE SHU,  Happy Valley Fire Protection District, Mountain Gate FPD, Shasta County FD, City of Redding FD, Cottonwood FPD, Weaverville FPD, BLM, USFS, La Verne Firefighters, California Conservation Corps, National Guard, California Department of Corrections, USFS, National Parks.

Law Enforcement | CHP, Shasta and Tehama Counties Sheriff’s Offices, USFS.

Infrastructure | PG&E, CAL TRANS, Sierra Pacific, Shasta County Public Works,

Human Services | Red Cross, World Central Kitchen.

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Photo Credit | La Verne FD

SIGNIFICANT EVENTS

Animal Rescue | Firefighter rescues orphaned mountain lion cub inside the Shasta County fire perimeter.

Evacuations | Have been lifted.

Physical Temporary Evacuation Point | Has officially closed and has gone virtual.  If you still need evacuations and in need of lodging. Contact the Red Cross at 530-276-8034.

Fire Stats | There are 17,000 firefighters who are continuing the firefight on 23 major wildfires in the State of California.  Breaking it down by the numbers:  332 fire crews, 285 dozers, 366 water tenders, 1,800+ engines and 119 assigned aircraft. (CAL FIRE)

MENTAL HEALTH WELLNESS – RESOURCES

Wildfires can be devastating to those who have been evacuated, have had their home/business/structures damaged or destroyed to the those who have been impacted directly or indirectly by these emotional stressers.

Your mental health is important to us and we are giving resources should you need them. If you choose to  use them, please know that this is NOT a weakness but something that is so important to help you through these terrible times in life.

Disaster Distress Helpline | 1-800-985-5990.  TEXT:  “TalkWithUs” to 66746. DisasterDisaster.samhsa.gov 24/7 crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress.  samhsa.gov

HOW TO HELP FIRE VICTIMS

Salvation Army | They are accepting monetary donations including gift cards.

Current needs:  Underwear, t-shirts, socks, diapers, hygiene items and cleaning supplies.  Drop off address:  2691 Larkspur lane, Redding, CA. Monday-Friday between 0900-1200 and 1300-1600 hours (9-12, 1-4pm). Call #530-222-2201.  *Must be new and unopened items*

Red Cross | Will only accept monetary donations for the Northern California wildfires.  redcross.org/donate to make your donation.

(c) 2020 NW Fire Blog – Updated 10/3/2020 1800 PT

ZOGG FIRE | CA WILDFIRE | 2

ZOGG WILDFIRE

SIT REP 2 | SEPTEMBER 29, 2020 | WEDNESDAY

SUMMARY 

A new wildfire is burning in California. The ZOGG FIRE ignited around 1500 hours PT on Sunday, September 27, 2020, off of Zogg Mine Road and Jenny Bird lane, north of Igo in Shasta County, California.

It is now burning about 9 miles southwest of Redding, California.

The cause is unknown and is under investigation.

CURRENT STATUS

Fire has destroyed 50,102 acres of grass, oak woodland, chaparral and mixed timber.  Additionally, there has been 146 structures that have been lost.  There are still 1,538 structures that are threatened.

Fire suppression and containment costs-to-date have reached $1,300,000.

Fire behavior is active with torching with wind-driven runs and long-range spotting.

Photo Credit | City of Redding PD

Firefighters face challenges with steep and rugged terrain while weather has been in the 90’s with persistent hot and dry conditions.  In the evening, fire crews have been able to gain somewhat of a better hold on the fire line as winds die down.

Crews are still working tirelessly on gaining containment but currently it is at a zero percent.

There are 982 total personnel along with 23 crews, 7 helicopters, 117 engines, 36 bulldozers and 35 water tenders.

We are saddened by three civilians killed. We send our sincere sympathies to their families, friends and communities.

INCIDENT COOPERATORS

Both Agencies and organizations that work in support of this fire are the following:

Fire Agencies  | CAL FIRE,  Happy Valley Fire Protection District, Mountain Gate FPD, Shasta County FD, City of Redding FD, Cottonwood FPD, Weaverville FPD, BLM, USFS, La Verne Firefighters.

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Photo Credit | La Verne FD

Operations | OES.

Infrastructure | PG&E, CAL TRANS, Shasta County Public Works, Sierra Pacific, OES, National and State Parks.

Manpower | CA National Guard Corps, CA Department of Corrections.

Law Enforcement | Shasta County Sheriffs Office, CHP, Tehama County Sheriff Office.

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Photo Credit | Shasta County Sheriff Office

Human Services | Red Cross, World Central Kitchen.

Fire Mapping-Cameras |  Alert Wildfire Cameras

Evacuations | Holiday Market, Cottonwood Rodeo Grounds, Haven Humane Society,

TEHAMA COUNTY

Sign-up For alerts  | To register for emergency alerts: https://tehamaso.org/tehama-alert/

CLOSURES

  • Highway 36 at the Humbolt Tehama County line to the intersection of Highway 3 and Highway 36 to Highway 36 and Bowman Rd

MANDATORY EVACUATIONS

  • Zone H – All areas north of HWY 36 to the Shasta County Linefrom Vassar Road/Luce Griswald Road and West to Beegum

WARNINGS

  • Zones C-1, C-2, E, F-1, F-2, E, G
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Photo Credit | Tehama County Sheriff’s Office

EVACUATION SHELTERS

  • Temporary Evacuation Point: Holiday Market 3315 Placer St, Redding, CA 96001
  • Large animal evacuate center: Cottonwood Rodeo Grounds 3917 Main Street, Cottonwood, CA 96022
  • Small animal evacuation center: Haven Humane Society 7449 Eastside Rd, Anderson, CA 96007 (small animals are goats or sheep and smaller.)

SHASTA COUNTY

ALERTS

To register for emergency alerts: bit.ly/shastacodered

Let your loved ones know you are safe. | Facebook’s The Zogg fire in Shasta County, California, USA.

 https://www.facebook.com/crisisresponse/814639502409539/?alias=814639502409539&source=search

EVACUATIONS

For updates and more information on traffic control points and road closures, please visit: @ShastaSheriff 

  • Fire line east to intersection of Placer Rd and Texas Springs Rd. Including all residences on the South and North side of Placer Rd. between Diggins Way and Texas Springs Rd.
  • South of South Fork Rd and Zogg Mine Rd South along Gas Point Corridor including all residents along Gas Point Rd to Foster Dr.
  • Muletown Rd, from Placer Rd to north of Kanaka Ln, and all roads off of Muletown Rd. Mandatory evacuations have also been issued for Diggins Wy south of Placer and all roads off of Diggins Way.
  • Platina Rd west to Tehama County line. Residents evacuate east bound Highway 36
  • All areas off and north of Platina Rd from Trinity Alps Preserve to Platina.

CLOSURES

  • Highway 36 west @ Highway 3
  • State Road-36 @ Bowman Rd
  • Texas Springs Rd @ Placer Rd
  • Gaspoint Rd. @ Foster Rd.
  • Clear Creek Rd @ Cloverdale Rd.

CITY OF REDDING

For emergency preparation tips:
For the City of Redding’s Wildfire Information Map:
To sign up for local emergency alerts with CODE Red:
For updates by phone, dial 211 or call 855.211.7822.

(Source:  City of Redding FD)

 

(c) 2020 NW Fire Blog – Updated 9/29/2020 210 PT

GLASS FIRE | CALIFORNIA | 4

GLASS FIRE | NAPA COUNTY, CA

SIT REP 4 | SEPTEMBER 29, 2020 | TUESDAY

INCIDENT SUMMARY |   A fast-moving brush fire-turned firestorm ignited on Sunday, September 28th  in the Deer Park community near the 3400 block of St. Helena Hwy., in Napa County, California.  It is burning about 13 miles northwest of Napa.   Fire fuels are timber, brush and tall grass.

CURRENT STATUS |  Fire behavior is extreme that is wind-driven with group torching and short-range spotting.  Crews have reached a 2% containment status, but 44,600 acres have been destroyed.

California’s Governor Gavin Newsom declared Napa, Sonoma and Shasta counties a State of Emergency.

INCIDENT COOPERATORS | County of Sonoma, Napa Co OES, Napa County Sheriff’s Office, CAL FIRE, City of Santa Rosa, Red Cross Northern California Coastal, San Francisco PD, Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office, Sonoma County Fire Department, San Marin Fire District, BLM, Sonoma Valley Fire Authority, AMR, OES, PG&E, CDCR, CHP, CAL TRANS, CA State Parks and World Central Kitchen; Joseph Elfelt (fire mapping).

CAL FIRE | PG&E and CAL FIRE crews work to clear a burned out  tree that has fallen down on to the roadway.

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Photo Credit | Sonoma Co SO

San Francisco FD | 5 strike teams are working on the Glass and Zogg wildfires

World Central Kitchen | Relief Team at the Sonoma Fairgrounds delivering lunches to evacuees in the Santa Rosa and Petaluma areas. They will be taking volunteers. (Source WCK 9/28/2020)

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Eagle Field FD | Crews bring out their restored 1942 Fire engine to hit hot spots in St. Helena. (HEROIC!)

Staffing | There are 2,099 total personnel along with 25 crews, 16 helos, 261 engines, 71 bulldozers and 31 water tenders.

Incident Command |  Currently,  in Unified Command with CAL FIRE SLU, Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office, Santa Rosa PD and FD.

ALERTS

The previously issued evacuation warning for all areas west of SR29/128 (Foothill Blvd) to the county line, between Diamond Mountain Road and Petrified Forest Road has been upgraded to an evacuation order.

In addition to this evacuation order, there is a new evacuation warning in effect for:

  • West of Highway 128 (Foothill Blvd) to the county line
  • North of Petrified Forest Road to the county line

Evacuation centers are open at Crosswalk Community Church, 2590 First Street in Napa, CA as well as Napa Valley College at 2277 Napa Vallejo Highway, Napa.

Individuals who are seeking shelter are reminded to bring a face covering, practice good hygiene habits, and adhere to physical distancing. The centers will be open only to individuals who are impacted by the fire evacuations and an address verification will be in place.

Evacuation map: https://arcg.is/05WKKK

Individuals who are seeking shelter are reminded to bring a face covering, practice good hygiene habits, and adhere to physical distancing. The centers will be open only to individuals who are impacted by the fire evacuations and an address verification will be in place.

Address/Location
Napa County OES
1195 3rd St
Napa, CA 94559

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 707-299-1892

(Source:  NIXEL – https://local.nixle.com/alert/8272022/)

EVACUATIONS

Napa County Evacuation Informationhttps://local.nixle.com/napa-county-oes/

City of Calistoga Evacuation Informationhttps://local.nixle.com/city-of-calistoga/

Sonoma County Evacuation Informationhttps://local.nixle.com/sonoma-county-sheriffs-office/l

Santa Rosa Evacuation Informationhttps://local.nixle.com/santa-rosa-police-department/

SHELTERS

Napa County Evacuation Center

  • Cross Walk Church: 2590 First Street, Napa, CA

Sonoma County Current Evacuation Center Information:

Petaluma

  • Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds (at capacity) 175 Fairgrounds Drive
  • Petaluma Veteran’s Building(at capacity) 1094 Petaluma Blvd. South
  • Petaluma Community Center (Limited Space Available) : 320 N McDowell Blvd, Petaluma, CA 94954
  • Rohnert Park: Sonoma State University (Congregate shelter and non-congregate dorms with non-congregate dorm priority given to COVID-vulnerable residents) Parking Lot G, Gymnasium, 1801 East Cotati Avenue

Santa Rosa

  • A Place to Play (Temporary Evacuation Point) 2375 West 3rd Street
  • Finley Community Center (Must pre-screen at a TEP prior to admitting) 2060 W College Avenue
  • Santa Rosa Veterans Memorial Building (Shelter and TEP) 1351 Maple Avenue

Sonoma

  • Sonoma Raceway (Temporary Evacuation Point, car sheltering and camping) 29355 Arnold Dr

ROAD CLOSURES

Sonoma County

Local Emergency Operations Center Information:

(Source:   CAL FIRE)

 

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES FOR EVACUEES

Facebook – Mark Yourself Safe – Crisis Response Page

Let your loved ones know that you are safe by visiting Facebook’s Safety Check, The Wildfires in Napa and Sonoma Counties, USA 

https://www.facebook.com/crisisresponse/341468923832604/friends/?alias=341468923832604&source=notif_friend_safe&notif_id=1601342631082331&notif_t=crisis_status&ref=notif

Find a Red Cross Shelter

https://www.redcross.org/get-help/disaster-relief-and-recovery-services/find-an-open-shelter.html

Disaster Recovery

https://www.redcross.org/about-us/our-work/disaster-relief/wildfire-relief/2020-wildfires/california-wildfire-assistance.html

Children-Public Health | State of California

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Post0Fire Resources | UCCE Sonoma County

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DAMAGE ASSESSMENTS

Napa County | There have been 52 homes and 2 businesses destroyed with 17 minor structures damaged.

Sonoma County | 28 homes and 15 other minor structures have been destroyed.

Cost-to-Date | CTD fire suppression and containment status are at a low $1,500,000 but we believe it may be even higher amount. It may take awhile to assess all damage that has occurred in both Counties.

(c) 2020 NW Fire Blog – Updated 9/29/2020 2040 PT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GLASS FIRE | CALIFORNIA | SIT REP 3 (PM REPORT)

GLASS FIRE | DEER PARK, CA

Photo Credit | Southern Marin Fire District FC Chris Tubbs

The faces behind some of the crews fighting this wildfire proudly rep SMFD’s  Engine 9 and Battalion 1 units.

SIT REP 3 | SEPTEMBER 28, 2020 | MONDAY

INCIDENT SUMMARY:  A fast-moving brush fire-turned firestorm ignited on Sunday, September 28th  in the Deer Park community near the 3400 block of St. Helena Hwy., in Napa County, California.  The cause is unknown and under investigation.

CURRENT STATUS:  36,236 acres. 0% contained. 1,466 personnel with 26 crews,  5 helicopters, 200 engines, 57 dozers and 22 water tenders.

INCIDENT COOPERATORS | Napa Co Sheriff’s Office, County of Sonoma, Napa Co OES, Napa County Sheriff’s Office, CAL FIRE, City of Santa Rosa, Red Cross Northern California Coastal, San Francisco PD, Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office, Sonoma County Fire Department

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Photo Credit | San Francisco PD

ALERTS

City of Calistoga – Entire City under Mandatory

The City of Calistoga in coordination with the County of Napa has issued a mandatory evacuation order for the entire City. Stay tuned to City and County Nixle alerts for additional information. Current open evacuation routes include Route 29 South and North, and 128 North.

If seeking shelter at a County Evacuation facility please proceed to Crosswalk Church at 2590 First Street, Napa or Napa Valley College at 2277 Napa Vallejo Highway, Napa. This shelter practices all Covid-19 mitigation measures so please bring/wear your mask and other appropriate materials (I.e. hand sanitizer)

At this time there has been no damage or loss within the City limits but significant damage has occurred in the surrounding area. CalFire, Napa County Fire, and the Calistoga Fire Department are working the fire situation closely. We will continue to update residents via Nixle on a regular basis.

This will continue to serve as the official communication tool for residents. Do not rely on nor forward any unverified social media posts for information. Stay safe and stay alert.

Evacuation map: https://arcg.is/05WKKK

This is now a Mandatory Evacuation Order for the entire City of Calistoga until further notice.

Evacuation Orders –> https://www.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=83d73b75423c4201aecd08e15fa8e6e7&extent=-13659550.3695%2C4639276.2578%2C-13602069.7242%2C4670156.8172%2C102100 (Source: City of Calistoga/NIXLE)

RESOURCES FOR EVACUEES

Facebook – Mark Yourself Safe – Crisis Response Page

Let your loved ones know that you are safe by visiting Facebook’s Safety Check, The Wildfires in Napa and Sonoma Counties, USA 

https://www.facebook.com/crisisresponse/341468923832604/friends/?alias=341468923832604&source=notif_friend_safe&notif_id=1601342631082331&notif_t=crisis_status&ref=notif

Find a Red Cross Shelter

https://www.redcross.org/get-help/disaster-relief-and-recovery-services/find-an-open-shelter.html

Disaster Recovery

https://www.redcross.org/about-us/our-work/disaster-relief/wildfire-relief/2020-wildfires/california-wildfire-assistance.html

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SIGNIFICANT EVENTS

3 Fires-in-1 | The SHADY FIRE and BOYSEN FIRE merged into the GLASS FIRE/INCIDENT creating one big firestorm.

Iconic – Historic Structures | 143 wineries are in the evacuation zone. Losses of the Calistoga Ranch, Meadowood Resort, Blackrock Inn, Chateau Boswell, Fairwinds Estate, Newton Vineyard, Castello di Amorosa (Castle survived) and Hourglass.

North of San Francisco | 68,420 homes have been evacuated. 13, 169 homes in the evacuation zone.

City of Calistoga | The whole City is under mandatory evacuations.  This City has about

Location of Calistoga in Napa County, California.5,247 residents as of the 2019 Census. The Calistoga economy is mostly made up of the Solage Resort, Calistoga Joint Unified School District, Indian Springs and the Calistoga Spa Hot Springs. Neighboring large vineyards are the Sterling Vineyards. Calistoga is said to be at the most northern portion of the Napa Valley.  It ‘s history is known for being California’s Wine Country.  There are many wineries a short distance from one another, making it easy for tourists to visit. (Wikipedia)

Infrastructure | PG&E shuts down some power grids.

(c) 2020 NW Fire Blog – Updated 9/28/2020 2100 PT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MARTINDALE FIRE | CALIFORNIA | SIT REP 1

MARTINDALE FIRE

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Photo Credit | LA Co Fire Ops

Sit Rep 1 | September 28, 2020 | Monday

INCIDENT SUMMARY |  Another large wildfire incident has sparked in California within the last few days. This incident has two various fire names, MARTINDALE FIRE and BOUQUET CANYON FIRE (by LA Co FD Scanner Feed).

It was reported as a first-alarm fire that broke out just before 3pm this afternoon in the 34000 block of Bouquet Canyon Road, near Santa Clarita, California.

Fire was deemed to be at 200 acres at 1621 PT hours. Fire behavior is extreme with a rapid rate of spread in medium brush.   Crews have held it to the Sierra Pelona Ridge.  F

FIRE RESPONSE |    Unified Command:  Angeles NF, LA Co FD. There are 15 helicopters, 2 scoopers and multiple other air assets that are currently working on the fire.

Divisions Alpha | In this division, there are Engines 312, 12, 34, 13. Crews 91, 12-2, 14-2. Hot Shots.

Division Charlie | Newly established. 3 TX Canyon Hot Shots and a Supervisor.

Division Zulu | Viola (?) Hot Shots, Engines 531, 32, 20, 311, 37. Crews 14-1, 22, 8-1 and H305.

Incident Cooperators | USFS-Angeles NF,  LA Co Fire Ops, LA Co FD

EVACUATIONS | The following are evacuations by the Fire Department and Sheriff’s Office.

Mandatory | Bouquet Reservoir Dam

Warning | Mile Marker 11.5 to Texas Canyon Ranger Station

(c) 2020 NW Fire Blog – Updated 9/28/2020 1809 PT

 

 

 

GLASS FIRE | CALIFORNIA | SIT REP 2 (AM Report)

GLASS FIRE | DEER PARK, CA

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Photo Credit | Napa County Sheriff Office

SIT REP 2 | SEPTEMBER 28, 2020 | MONDAY

INCIDENT SUMMARY:   A brush fire started on Sunday, September 27th just before 0500 hours PT in the 200 block of North Fork Crystal Spring Road in Deer Park (Napa County), California.  The cause is unknown and under investigation by local Fire and Law Enforcement authorities.

SIGNIFICANT EVENTS:  While the GLASS FIRE/INCIDENT was burning, two additional fires ignited and merged in with this one, making it for a super Firestorm. The fire has quadrupled in size overnight.

FIRE RESPONSE:   There are 1,070 total personnel with 26 crews, with 5 helicopters, 133 engines, 35 dozers and 22 water tenders.  CAL FIRE IMT2 has been activated.

CURRENT STATUS:  Fire has destroyed 11,000 acres. 0% contained. PG&E cut power to 65,000 homes as a precaution.

ST.  HELENA HOSPITAL:  55 patients were evacuated last night from the hospital. They are said to be safe.

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Photo Credit | Alert Wildfire

EVACUATIONS – SHELTERS

  • Evacuations –> Napa County OES –>  https://local.nixle.com/napa-county-oes/
  • Evacuations –> City of Calistoga –>  https://local.nixle.com/city-of-calistoga/
  • Evacuations –> Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office –> https://local.nixle.com/sonoma-county-sheriffs-office/l
  • Shelter –> Cross Walk Church: 2590 First Street, Napa, CA
  • Evacuation Point –> A Place to Play (Temporary Evacuation Point) 2375 West 3rd Street, Santa Rosa
  • Shelter –> Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds (accepting sheltering in cars and RVs. Not ready for congregant sheltering at this point.) 175 Fairgrounds Drive, Sonoma.
  • Shelter –> Sonoma Raceway (Temporary Evacuation Point, car sheltering and camping) 29355 Arnold Dr, Sonoma.
  • Evacuation Point, Shelter –> Petaluma Veteran’s Building (Temporary Evacuation Point and shelter) 1094 Petaluma Blvd. South, Petaluma.

LOOKING THROUGH THE EYES OF SOCIAL MEDIA | EYEWITNES ACCOUNTS

“Lots of ash, some of it quite large is falling in Santa Rosa.” – News Media

Foothills Elementary, Dorcas, Community Hall and surrounding homes have been destroyed.” – Fire News Media.

Fire approaches the outskirts of Santa Rosa.” – Media

REPORTED LOSSES (UNCONFIRMED) VIA SOCIAL MEDIA

Deer Park

Foothills Elementary – Fire Reporter

Dorcas – Fire Reporter

Community Hall – Fire Reporter

St. Helena

Glass Mountain Inn – upscale bed and breakfast – Media

Calistoga

Calistoga Ranch- Media

Structures adjacent to Highway 29 between Calistoga and St. Helena. – Media

Chateau Boswell Winery

 

(c) 2020 NW Fire Blog – Updated 9/28/2020 1200 PT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ZOGG FIRE | CALIFORNIA WILDFIRE | SIT REP 1

ZOGG WILDFIRE

SIT REP 1 | SEPTEMBER 27, 2020

Photo Credit | Alert Wildfire

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INCIDENT SUMMARY 

A new wildfire is burning in California. The ZOGG FIRE ignited around 1500 hours PT on Sunday, September 27, 2020, off of Zogg Mine Road and Jenny Bird lane, north of Igo in Shasta County, California. This is the western portion of the County.

As of 1605 hours, fire has said to have already burned 400 acres.  There is a 0% containment status at this time.

ABOUT TOWNS OF IGO and ONO

Igo, is a small unincorporated town with about 625 residents, about 9 miles west of Redding.  Its neighboring town is Ono, which is 4 miles west of Igo.  It is home to the Northern CA Veteran’s Cemetery.  The town also has a post office, several hotels, an elementary school and general store.

FIRE OPERATIONS

CURRENT STATUS

1613 | Fire has jumped Platina Road to the south near Junkans Road. This is closer to Ono then Ino. (Scanner reporter)

1535 | Fire has destroyed 400 acres. 0% contained. (CAL FIRE SHU)

1511 | Reports of persons trapped on Zogg Mine Rd. Fire has spotted down to Cloverdale Road and Clear Creek Road, about 2 miles away. (Scanner Reporter)

1501 | New start.  First due crews reporting 100+ acres. IC requested 10 additional engines and large air tankers. Evacuations in effect. (Scanner Reporter)

EVACUATIONS

1642 | COLLECTION POINT – Holiday Market. 20635 Gas Point Rd. Cottonwood.

1558 | MANDATORY – ALL AREAS SOUTH OF SOUTH FORK RD, ZOGG MINE ROAD. SOUTH ALONG GAS POINT CORRIDOR, ALL ALONG GAS POINT ROAD TO FOSTER DRIVE. (CAL FIRE SHU)

1509 | WEST OF ZOGG MINE RD (Shasta Co Sheriff Office). CAL FIRE SHU Firefighters on-scene of 50 acres in Igo at Zogg Mine x Horse Canyon Way in Shasta County (CAL FIRE SHU)

CLOSURES

1521 |  WHISKEYTOWN NRA.  Fire is burning towards the south side of the park.

1519 |  CLEAR CREEK ROAD, CLOVERDALE ROAD, PLACER ROAD, MULETOWN ROAD. (CAL FIRE SHU)

EYEWITNESS ACCOUNTS

1618 | Fire can be seen from Keswick Dam Road. (Eyewitness account)

1557 | Smoke plume can be seen from Redding and Red Bluff. (Fire camera)

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1554 | Fire threatening the Town of Igo. (Eyewitness account)

1547 | Fire can been seen from Rainbow Lake (Fire Camera)

1543 | Smoke column can be seen on the fire camera.  (Credit:  Alert Wildfire)

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(c) 2020 NW Fire Blog – Updated 9/27/2020  1745 PT

GLASS FIRE | CALIFORNIA | SIT REP 1

GLASS FIRE | EAST OF CALISTOGA, CA

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SIT REP | SEPTEMBER 27, 2020 | SUNDAY

INCIDENT SUMMARY

0444 | Sonoma-Lake-Napa Unit firefighters on-scene at 20 acre vegetation fire with dangerous rate-of-spread near 200 block of North Fork Crystal Springs Road in Deer Park. (CAL FIRE)

The cause is unknown and under investigation by CAL FIRE.

CURRENT FIRE OPERATIONS, STATUS

0742 | Fire is 800 acres. 0% containment. Winds are expected throughout the day as forcasted. Evacuations are in effect. (CAL FIRE)

1011 | Fire jumped Silverado Trail and Calistoga. Police called it in to Dispatch. (Twitter)

1027 | Another fire is sparked near SR 12 near the Deerfield Ranch winery in Kenwood. (CHP)

1035 | Retardant drops above the Davis Winery are being made. (Twitter)

1056 | Fire crews are on the eastside Napa Valley, east of Silverado Trail cross of Bale Lane.  Burnout operations are being conduct

1132 | Active fire in area near Bell Canyon. Burning back on itself as it backs down into the canyon. Resources trying to hold it from coming up the ridge to Deer Park Road. Winds are gusty but not strong. (Media)

1150 | Fire is at 1,000 acres. 0% contained. Public information 707-967-4207.

1159 | Smoky haze covering the Cameros in the southern Napa Valley. (Media)

1201 | Fire grows to 1,000 acres. 0% contained. (Media)

1204 | Fire above the Winery. Retardant being laid down above it. (Twitter)

 

1210 | Air quality declining in Sonoma County.  (Twitter)

1234 | Division Alpha –> Right Flank.  Has Deer Park and Silverado Trail.  Fire running downhill from Alpha to Whiskey Division. (IC)

1238 | Tankers working retardant down towards Bell Canyon Reservoir. (Twitter)

1249 | 1000 acres. 0% contained. (CAL FIRE)

1253 | 1200 acres. 0% contained. (CAL FIRE)

RESOURCES

0643 | Strike Team is deployed. (CAL FIRE CZU)

1027 | All stations are fully staffed, including E22 – a wildland engine.  They are also committed to this incident.  (Santa Rosa FD)

1141 | VLATs are on the fire and working steadily. (Twitter)

1205 | Resources are still arriving on-scene (Twitter)

1210 | Tanker 227 ETA 1257 PT (Scanner Feed)

1215 | 2 additional Strike Team Type 3 requested (Scanner Feed)

1222 | Task Force 2399 from Sonoma County is en route to incident. (IC)

1243 | CA National Guard members deployed. H-60 Black Hawk, GUARD 847 landed at Ukiah for fuel then 30 ETA. (Eight One ECHO)

EVACUATIONS

0450 |  Deer Park Rd to Crystal Springs Road. (CAL FIRE)

0453 | St. Helena Hospital to shelter-in-place. (Twitter)

Photo Credit | Napa County Sheriff’s Office

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0604 | Silverado Trail cross to Larkmead Lane through to Deer Park Road. Community of Deer Park. (CAL FIRE)

0618 | All of Crystal Springs Road and North Fork Crystal Springs Road. (CAL FIRE)

0646 | Eastside of Silverado Trail from Larkmead Road to Deer Park Road. Both sides of Deer Park Road up to Crestmont including Sanitarium Road. (CAL FIRE)

0706 | College Avenue at Howell Mtn Road to White Cottage Rd; all of Freisen Drive. All roads west of College Avenue and Freisen Driven. All of Lommel Road. (CAL FIRE)

Photo Credit | Napa County Sheriff’s Office

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0908 | SHELTER –> Crosswalk Community Church –> 2590 First Street, Napa. (CAL FIRE)

0911 | Ambulance strike team, fire units called to evacuate Adventist Health St. Helena Hospital to evacuate. (Media)

0940 | San Francisco FD puts out a call out on Social Media for an immediate need for Medic Mutual Aid. 4 of their own Medic units and a Rescue Captain is dispatched to St. Helena Hospital to help with evacuation of the hospital. (SFFD)

0941 | Adventist Health Hospital in St. Helena being fully evacuated. (Media)

1052 | Napa CART (Napa Community Animal Rescue Team) has been activated.  Call 707-732-1555 with animal evacuation. (Napa CART)

1107 | St. Helena Hospital calling for all EMS, Medics to help evacuate the hospital. (Twitter)

1245 | East side of Silverado Trail from Lommel Road north to Picket Road to include all addresses on Picket Road. (CAL FIRE)

 

Photo  Credit | San Francisco FD Image

HORSE EVACUATIONS  –> Napa Valley Horsemen’s Association. 1200 Foster Road, Napa. Call Ahead –> 707-732-1555 before you arrive. (Napa Valley Horsemen’s Assoc)

PET SHELTER –> Napa County Animal Services. 942 Hartle Ct. Call ahead 707-253-4382. Write your # on belly with sharpie Heart. (Napa County Animal Services)

PET RESCUE –> Animal Evacuations. Call 707-732-1555. (Napa Community Animal Rescue Team)

HUMAN EVACUATIONS –> Call 9-1-1 or Napa Dispatch. 707-253-4517 for assistance.

PET CARRIERS –> Don’t have a carrier? You can use a pillow case. (Halter Project – @halterproject) https://www.halterproject.org/blog/panchos-pillowcase-evacuation-practice

1400 | Adventist Health Hospital in St. Helena suspends on a temporary basis all patient care services and surgeries due to fire in nearby area.

WEATHER

1201 | Wind howling periodically in Boyes Hot Springs. Smoke increasing. (Twitter)

1325 | RED FLAG WARNING for mountains and valleys in Riverside, San Bernardino and San Diego Counties. 0500 – 1700 tomorrow. (NWS)

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INFRASTRUCTURE

POWER SHUTDOWNS –> PG&E Conducts Public Safety Power Shutoffs in Response to High-Wind Event, Scope of Event Reduced to 65k. First Wave of 11k Public Safety Power Shutoffs Completed Sunday Morning; Second Wave of 54k Customers in Central Sierra Begins Sunday Afternoon

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CLOSURES

ROAD CLOSURES –>  Multiple local roadway closures. Visit 511.org (511 SF Bay)

(c) 2020 NW Fire Blog – Updated 9/27/2020 1440 PT