Wednesday, July 24, 2013

[californiadisasters] South Ops News & Notes Update (7/24/13-9AM)



News and Notes



South central sierra (Cooper) interagency incident management team has been mobilized with a tentative in briefing at 1000 hours today and will transition at approximately 1800 hours.



Aspen Fire CA-SNF-1732 3.5 miles south of Mammoth Pool Reservoir and 6 miles northwest of Huntington Lake, Fresno County. SNF

2,000 acres 0% contained.


Central Sierra Incident Management Type 2 Team (Cooper) in brief at 10:00 today, with transition tentatively schedule for 1800 tonight. The fire made significant runs increasing the size from 300 acres to 2,000 acres. The fire is burning in steep and difficult terrain.


Waters Fire CA-KRN-024091 Tejon Ranch, Kern County

West side of Interstate 5 Tejon Ranch

SRA 612 acres, 75% contained

Fire burned in grass and oak understory.

Structure threat is minimal. An evacuation center was

set up at Tejon School.

Cane Fire CA-SQF-2695 20 acres 0% contained

is not staffed due steep and extremely difficult terrain

Mountain Fire CA-BDF-10080 Idyllwild, Riverside County

Hwy 243 / Hwy 74
27,531 acres, 91% Contained

The Incident is in Unified Command with CIIMT3 (Pincha-Tulley), CAL FIRE (Patterson), Fire is transitioning to a San Bernardino N.F. type 3  incident organization and will no longer be in unified command as of Thursday the 25th at 0600. Coordination between CIIMT #3 and the type 3 team is ongoing to insure a smooth transition. All branches were unstaffed during last night's operational period.



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