1 Jul 2008, 11:28am
California
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CA Fire Map Tuesday 07/01 AM

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California Summary 07/01/08

Total Fires: 1,459
Total Acres Burned: 423,244 (661 sq miles)

These numbers are total fires and acres that have occured from state, local and federal firefighting agencies beginning June 20, 2008.)

Personnel Committed: 18,900
Fire Engines: 1,461
Hand Crews: 568
Dozers: 341
Water Tenders: 407
Helicopters: 103

Highway closures: State highways and local roads are closed throughout California due to wildfire activities. Closures and delays are in place for State Highways 1 (Big Sur Area), 32, 70 and 299 (delays). Numerous county and local roads are closed as well. Travelers are advised to seek current information from local law enforcement.

Evacuations: Areas of Butte, Monterey and Shasta counties are under evacuation orders at this time. Precautionary evacuation orders are in place for areas in Butte, Kern, Mariposa, Mendocino, Monterey and Shasta counties. Residents are advised to monitor the fire situation in their areas, check with local law enforcement agencies for information, and be prepared to evacuate when necessary.

Structures Threatened: 8,628 residences, 154 commercial, 3,035 outbuildings.
Structures Destroyed: 29 residences, 1 commercial, 20 outbuildings.

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