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Posted by: thepinetree on 10/18/2017 08:43 AM Updated by: thepinetree on 10/18/2017 08:43 AM
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Wednesday Fire Summary, Fatalities Climb to 42, 210,000 Acres, 5,700 Structures Destroyed, 22,000 Remain Evacuated

Sacramento, CA...Nearly 10,000 firefighters continue making progress on 13 large wildfires burning in the State that combined have burned over 210,000 acres. Cooler temperatures and increased humidity overnight have aided firefighters in their efforts. While many on the evacuation orders have been lifted in Northern California, over 22,000 people remain out of their homes due to the fires. The death toll increased to 42 late yesterday, after authorities located another victim of the Tubbs Fire in Sonoma County.  Weather conditions this week will continue to help in the containment progress. In fact, light rain in Northern California is forecast for Thursday night.  Residents returning home are urged to be cautious as hazardous conditions may remain. Learn more tips on how to return home after a wildfire at

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Fires of Interest:


**CAL FIRE Incidents**



  • In unified command with Santa Rosa Fire Department & Sonoma County Sheriff
  • CAL FIRE Incident Management Team assigned
  • 23 civilian fatalities & 1 private water tender operator

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

Between Calistoga and Santa Rosa

  • 36,432 acres, 91% contained
  • Significant number of structures destroyed

Pocket Fire, Sonoma County (more info…) 

North of Geyserville

  • 12,430 acres, 63% contained


Nuns Fire, Sonoma County (more info…)

East of Hwy 12 from east Santa Rosa to east of Sonoma

  • 54,423 acres, 80% contained
  • The Oakmont Fire burned into the Nuns Fire overnight.



  • CAL FIRE Incident Management Team assigned

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

South of Lake Berryessa and northeast of Napa

  • 51,064 acres, 83% contained
  • 6 civilian fatalities
  • Significant structures destroyed


  • CAL FIRE Incident Management Team assigned

Redwood Valley, Mendocino County (more info…)

North of Hwy 20 in Potter Valley and Redwood Valley

  • 35,800 acres, 75% contained
  • 8 civilian fatalities
  • Significant structures destroyed


Sulphur Fire, Lake County (more info…)

Clearlake Oaks

  • 2,207 acres, 92% contained


WIND COMPLEX (3 fires)

  • CAL FIRE Incident Management Team assigned

Cascade Fire, Yuba County (more info…)

Loma Rica area

  • 9,989 acres, 98% contained 
  • 4 civilian fatalities 
  • Significant structure destroyed 

Lobo Fire, Nevada County (more info…)

Rough and Ready area

  • 821 acres, 99% contained
  • Multiple structures destroyed


LaPorte Fire, Butte County (more info…)

Bangor area

  • 6,151 acres, 98% contained





Fallon Fire, Alameda County NEW

Fallon Road, 3 miles east of Dublin

  • 116 acres, 70% contained


**Unified Command Incidents**


Bear Fire, Santa Cruz County (more info…) NEW

Bear Creek Canyon Road, northeast of Boulder Creek

  • 270 acres, 10% contained


**Federal Incidents**


Wilson Fire, Los Angeles County (more info…) NEW

Mount Wilson, Mount Wilson Observatory

  • 30 acres, 25% contained



Buffalo Fire, San Diego County (more info…)  NEW

Camp Pendleton

  • 1,088 acres, 50% contained

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