Saturday, September 24, 2011

[californiadisasters] South Ops News & Notes Update (09/24/11-7PM)



News and Notes



TUU Sept. Lightning (CA-TUU-0397) 20 acres 0% contained.  All fires not contained may have substantial growth if the anticipated thunderstorm occurs.


Quail Fire CA-CDD-13812, the incident is being managed under a single type 3 organization (D. Washington, IC), (60 acres) 85% contained.  The Incident is in Jawbone Canyon in the Kelso Valley area   Fuel types are juniper and bull pine.  Poor access and a possible wind event is anticipated, partial hand line is around the fire.  271 personnel remained assigned.  Kelso Valley is 88°, RH 19%, wind 16 mph from the West North West with gusts to 21 mph.  


Three Hotshot Crews were mobilized to an area below Reno Nevada



Quail Fire (CA-CDD-013812) unified command with Kern County, BLM and USFS. The incident was mapped at 59 acres.  Burning on private land CDD-DPA.  Ground resources are making good progress with assistance from Helicopter bucket work.


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