Last report I heard (159.150, LARTC 5), put it at 8-10 acres, forward rate of spread essentially stopped.
On 12/26/2013 12:15 AM, Joann Lavis wrote:
I am on scanner for this fire - just heading to bed about an hour ago and saw the lafd alert
its a brush fire that is in simi valley , at the 118 fwy and santa susanna pass
its called the lilac incident - about 10- 12 ac 1/2 hour ago , has not heard an update yet
about 60 ffs are on scene and more coming in.. there are multiple homes threatend
last i heard . unknown on evacuations at this time.. There are multiple helicopters and
1 helitanker on scene from La county.. dropping water.. some of the helicopters are
being sent now to chatsworth air base on a hold for now. the ic wants to hold on to
everything he has for now,, there are strong winds in the area not helping matters
this has gone to a 2nd alarm about 1/2 hour after it first started.. there was a car crash
near this same area about 9 :30 pm tonite unknow if this is what caused this or not
info wlf - calfirenews.com and scanner - radio reference using this one http://www.broadcastify.com/listen/feed/6510/web and this one http://www.broadcastify.com/listen/feed/829/web
one has air attack on it and one has ground command on it..
Joann- sorry if it is not in the right way to post ..but wanted the info out