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Posted by: thepinetree on 10/11/2017 01:54 PM Updated by: thepinetree on 10/11/2017 01:54 PM
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California Fire Update...22 Large Fires, 170,000 Acres, 17 Deaths, 3,500 Homes & Businesses Destroyed

Napa, CA...Overnight fire conditions were very active on several fronts forcing additional evacuations across Northern California. Firefighters are battling 22 large wildfires that have burned nearly 170,000 acres. Firefighters are bracing for the winds to shift this evening and increase in speed. 17 people are confirmed to have died in the wildfires this week. 11 people alone died in the Tubbs Fire, making it the 6th deadliest fire in our state’s history.




 

While damage assessment continues on all the fires, it is estimated that at least 3,500 homes and commercial structures have been destroyed by the fast-moving wildfires. Emergency Declarations have been proclaimed by Governor Brown for Napa, Sonoma, and Yuba Butte, Lake, Mendocino, Nevada, Orange and Solano counties.

 Red Flag Warnings have been issued for much of Northern California due to gusty winds and low humidity starting today. While these winds may hamper the efforts of firefighters, they will also increase the risk for new wildfires.  Residents are urged to remain prepared for wildfires and have an evacuation plan in place. Learn more by visiting www.ReadyForWildfire.org.

 

Fires of Interest:

**CAL FIRE Incidents**

SOUTHERN LNU COMPLEX (6 fires)


  • CAL FIRE Incident Management Team assigned

Atlas Fire, Napa & Solano Counties (more info…) 

South of Lake Berryessa and northeast of Napa


  • 42,349 acres, 3% contained
  • Significant structures destroyed

Partrick Fire, Napa County (more info…) 

west of Napa


  • 9,523 acres, 2% contained

Nuns Fire, Sonoma County (more info…)

Hwy 12 north of Glen Ellen


  • 7,626 acres, 2% contained

Norrbom Fire, Sonoma County 

east of Boyes Hot Springs


  • 1,831 acres,

 

Pressley Fire, Sonoma County 

East of Rohnert Park


  • 473 acres

 

Adobe Fire, Sonoma County 

Near Kenwood


  • 8,202 acres

 

MENDOCINO-LAKE COMPLEX (2 fires)


  • CAL FIRE Incident Management Team assigned

Redwood Valley, Mendocino County (more info…)

North of Hwy 20 in Potter Valley and Redwood Valley


  • 29,500 acres, 5% contained
  • Significant structures destroyed

 

Sulphur Fire, Lake County (more info…)

Clearlake Oaks


  • 2,500 acres, 40% contained

 

WIND COMPLEX (4 fires)


  • CAL FIRE Incident Management Team assigned

Cascade Fire, Yuba County (more info…)

Loma Rica area


  • 12,349 acres, 20% contained  
  • Significant structure destroyed

Lobo Fire, Nevada County (more info…)

Rough and Ready area


  • 857 acres, 30% contained
  • Multiple structures destroyed

 

McCourtney Fire, Nevada County (more info…)

southwest of Grass Valley


  • 76 acres, 65% contained

LaPorte Fire, Butte County (more info…)

Bangor area


  • 3,700 acres, 15% contained

 

OTHER FIRES

Point Fire, Calaveras County (more info…)

Hwy 26 & Higdon Rd., West Point


  • 130 acres, 70% contained

 

Cherokee Fire, Butte County (more info…) 

North of Oroville


  • 8,360 acres, 45% contained

 

Honey Fire, Butte County

Southwest of Paradise


  • 90 acres, 40% contained

 

37 Fire, Sonoma County

Hwy 37 & Lakeville Highway near Skaggs Island


  • 1,660 acres, 70% contained

 

Ridge Fire, Lake County

west of Indian Valley Reservoir


  • 87 acres, 75% contained

 

Jones Fire, Shasta County FINAL


  • 40 acres, 100% contained

 

**Unified Command Incidents**

CENTRAL LNU COMPLEX (2 fires)


  • In unified command with Santa Rosa Fire Department
  • CAL FIRE Incident Management Team assigned

Tubbs Fire, Sonoma and Napa Counties (more info…) 

Between Calistoga and Santa Rosa


  • 28,000 acres
  • Significant number of structures destroyed

Pocket Fire, Sonoma County 

Pocket Ranch Rd and Ridge Ranch Rd, Geyserville


  • 1,800 acres

 

OTHER

Canyon 2 Fire, Orange County (more info…) 

Hwy 91 & Gypsum Canyon Rd, Anaheim City


  • 8,000 acres, 45% contained
  • Unified command with CAL FIRE, Orange County, Anaheim and City of Orange

 

**Federal Incidents**

Ice FireEl Dorado County (more info…) NEW

13 miles east of Camino

US Forest Service – El Dorado National Forest


  • 25 acres, 30% contained
  • CAL FIRE is assisting

 

Pozo FireSan Luis Obispo County (more info…) FINAL

3 miles west of Pozo

US Forest Service – Los Padres National Forest


  • 35 acres, 100% contained



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No fires reported in Marin? Why?
Posted on: 2017-10-11 17:39:33   By: Anonymous
 
They have the money for the installation of those things at numerous locations throughout the County.

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    Re: No fires reported in Marin? Why?
    Posted on: 2017-10-12 21:51:44   By: Anonymous
     
    There's also many You-Tube articles on how to do it for yourself.

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