4 Aug 2009, 10:28pm
California
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Hat Creek Complex Fires

Location: Communities of Old Station and Hat Creek, Shasta Co., CA
Specific Location: Hat Creek Valley, Lassen NF

Date of Origin: 08/01/2009
Cause: Lightning

Situation as of 08/09/2009 6:00 pm
Personnel: 593
Size: 11,269 acres
Percent contained: 85%

Costs to Date: $7,400,000

Crews continue to mop up and secure fire perimeter of the Sugarloaf Fire. Significant progress in fire suppression repair was made on the Brown Fire. Forest Service Campgrounds and Picnic Areas remain closed along Highway 89 between Highway 299 and Highway 44.

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Situation as of 08/08/2009 6:00 pm
Personnel: 948
Size: 11,269 acres
Percent contained: 80%

Costs to Date: $6,500,000

Acreage reduction due to improved mapping. The Brown fire is 100% contained. Crews continue to mop up and secure fire perimeter of the Sugarloaf Fire. Fire Suppression damage and repair has been initiated on the Brown Fire and contingency lines for the Sugarloaf Fire. Of the 34 additional fires on the Hat Creek Ranger District, all fires are contained, controlled or UTL. Forest Service Campgrounds and Picnic Areas remain closed along Highway 89 between Highway 299 and Highway 44.

The Hat Creek Complex consists of the Sugarloaf Fire at 9,356 acres and 80% contained, the Brown Fire contained (8/8/09) at 1,865 acres, and the Butte Fire, 48 acres and 100% contained and in patrol status. The additional 34 fires in the Hat Creek Ranger District continue to be controlled and called out. Containment of the Sugarloaf is expected on 8/12/09.

Transition planning to a Type 3 organization and the demobilization of excess resources continues. Actions planned for night shift are to patrol the Brown and Sugarloaf Fire. This will be the last night shift for the Hat Creek Complex.

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4 Aug 2009, 9:50pm
Oregon
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North Fork Complex Fires

Location: 15 miles SE of Ukiah, OR
Specific Location: Kelsay Butte, N. Fork John Day River, North Fork John Day Wilderness, Umatilla NF, Lat 44° 55′ 28″ Longitude 118° 39′ 5″

Date of Origin: 08/01/2009
Cause: lightning

Situation as of 10/01/2009 5:15 pm
Personnel: 7
Size: 12,407 acres
Percent contained: 5%

Costs to Date: Not reported

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Situation as of 09/14/2009 4:20 pm
Personnel: 107
Size: 8,410 acres
Percent contained: 5%

Costs to Date: Not reported

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Situation as of 08/23/2009 6:20 pm
Personnel: 70
Size: 1,731 acres
Percent contained: 5%

Costs to Date: $3,400,000

Transition to IC4 James. Transition of Forest T2IA crew personnel.

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Situation as of 08/21/2009 6:30 pm
Personnel: 50
Size: 1,460 acres
Percent contained: 5%

Costs to Date: $3,290,000

Smoldering, creeping. Planned Actions: Keep active fires south of the North Fork John Day River.

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Situation as of 08/11/2009 7:30 pm
Personnel: 219
Size: 1,360 acres
Percent contained: 5%

The North Fork Complex fires will be transitioned to a Type 4 (Johnson) team at 0600 on Wednesday, August 12, 2009.

The complex is comprised of the following: Fire #122, 5 acres, 0% contained; Fire #129, 355 acres, 0% contained; Fire #136, 965 acres, 0% contained; Fire #137, 5 acres, 100% contained; Fire #138, 30 acres, 90% contained; Fire #142, 25 square feet, 100% contained.

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Situation as of 08/08/2009 4:00 pm
Personnel: 378
Size: 1,360 acres
Percent contained: 5%

Costs to Date: $1,938,494

Significant precipitation, 1.7 inches was received on the complex over the last 36 hours. Lack of IR last night due to weather conditions, as well as continued precipitation resulted in no change to the reported acres or percent containment.

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Situation as of 08/07/2009 6:00 pm
Personnel: 462
Size: 1,360 acres
Percent contained: 5%

The complex is comprised of the following: Fire 122: 5 acres, 0% contained; Fire 129: 355 acres, 0% contained; Fire 136: 965 acres, 0% contained; Fire 137: 5 acres, 100% contained; Fire 138: 30 acres, 80% contained; Fire 142: 25 sq ft, 100% contained. Reduction in total acres due to improved mapping.

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Situation as of 08/06/2009 7:20 pm
Personnel: 426
Size: 1,436 acres
Percent contained: 5%

Costs to Date: $890,500

Reduction in acres resulting from improved mapping. Today, resulting from coordinated
discussions between the Forest, the Long Term Analysis Team and the Blue Mtn. IMT, a new
indirect strategy was adopted that encompasses Fire 122, 129 and 136. Total size of the
projection area is 13,200.

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Situation as of 08/05/2009 6:00 pm
Personnel: 381
Size: 1,407 acres
Percent contained: 5%

The individual breakdown is: Fire 122 - 2 acres; Fire 129 - 550 acres; Fire 136 - 800 acres; Fire 137 - 5 acres; Fire 138 - 50 acres; Fire 142 - 25 sq. ft.

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Situation as of 08/05/2009 6:00 pm
Personnel: 355
Size: 957 acres
Percent contained: 5%

10 threatened structures are a group of buildings within a Forest Service Guard Station facility.

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Situation as of 08/04/2009 6:00 pm
Personnel: 50
Size: 850 acres
Percent contained: 5%

This fire complex includes 6 fires. A Type Two Incident Management Team will take over today.

3 Aug 2009, 10:16pm
California
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Ponderosa Fire

Location: 20 miles SW of King City, Monterey Co., CA
Specific Location: Los Padres NF, Junipero Serra Peak, S of Basin Burn (2008), Lat 35° 59´ 42″, Lon 121° 23´ 50″

Date of Origin: 08/01/2009
Cause: under investigation

Situation as of 08/2/2009 1:30 pm
Personnel: 20
Size: 458 acres
Percent contained: 100%

Costs to Date: $4,000,000

Nacimento Ferguson Rd has been re-opened. The fire will be turned over to the district as of 8/13 0800 hrs.

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2 Aug 2009, 1:06pm
California
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Wildcat Fire

Location: 9 miles NW of Tuolumne Meadows, Yosemite NP, Tuolumne Co. CA
Specific Location: Grand Canyon of the Tuolumne River, between Pate Valley and Glen Aulin, Lat 37° 56´ 13″, Lon 119° 29´ 25″

Date of Origin: 07/29/2009
Cause: Lightning

Situation as of 08/22/2009 4:40 pm
Personnel: 33
Size: 1,100 acres
Percent contained: 0%

More accurate acreage due to aerial mapping.

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Situation as of 08/15/2009 4:30 pm
Personnel: 30
Size: 920 acres
Percent contained: 0%

Fire is still most active on the W side of the Return Creek drainage.

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Situation as of 08/14/2009 4:30 pm
Personnel: 30
Size: 910 acres
Percent contained: 0%

Continue to monitor and protect the foot bridge at the confluence of the Tuolumne River and Return Creek.

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Situation as of 08/12/2009 5:45 pm
Personnel: 30
Size: 903 acres
Percent contained: 0%

Transition out modules that are at the end of their 14 days. Continue to monitor.

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Situation as of 08/10/2009 4:30 pm
Personnel: 30
Size: 892 acres
Percent contained: 0%

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31 Jul 2009, 10:30pm
Washington
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Langille Fire

Location: 17 miles S of Randle, Skamania Co., WA
Specific Location: McCoy Peak, Gifford Pinchot NF, Lat 46° 19´ 05″, Lon 121° 49´ 41″

Date of Origin: 07/27/2009
Cause: Lightning

Situation as of 08/11/2009 2:00 pm
Personnel: 15
Size: 485 acres
Percent contained: 0%

Completed remote monitoring and installation of webcams. The confine and contain strategy will be implemented when the fire positions itself for safe tactical operations.

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Situation as of 08/08/2009 3:00 pm
Personnel: 21
Size: 485 acres
Percent contained: 0%

Costs to Date: $280,000

Fire transitioned from Hutton Type 2 organization to Seielstad Type 3. Rain, cool temps and high Rh% are foretasted for the next 4-6 days. Thus, this will be the last report until fire conditions change. Additional fire activity is expected to occur with warmer and drier conditions.

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Situation as of 08/07/2009 5:00 pm
Personnel: 39
Size: 485 acres
Percent contained: 0%

Costs to Date: $267,000

Transition day with the Type 3 team. NR Wildland Fire Team will be reassigned. Remote monitoring established.

Minimal fire spread due to deep marine layer. Fire behavior is creeping and smoldering. Fire weakened snags and green trees are coming down throughout the fire area.

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Situation as of 08/05/2009 5:30 pm
Personnel: 62
Size: 485 acres
Percent contained: 0%

Costs to Date: $205,000

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Situation as of 08/04/2009 6:00 pm
Personnel: 33
Size: 485 acres
Percent contained: 0%

Expected Date of Containment: September 30, 2009

The fire has reached less steep topography and is not actively spreading. The fire is backing slowing down slope to Yellow Jacket Creek. A wildland fire module is in place to provide structure protection, if needed.

Note that two days ago the GPNF stated that a confine and contain strategy would be employed “when the fire burns into terrain where crews can be safely deployed.” The fire has reached that terrain, crews have been deployed, but they are monitoring crews, not firefighting crews. This fire is going to be Let Burn until October, according to today’s announcement. Yellow Jacket Creek is well-roaded. The forest type is westside old-growth Douglas-fir.

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Situation as of 08/02/2009 6:30 pm
Personnel: 30
Size: 470 acres
Percent contained: 0%

The chosen strategy is contain/confine. It will succeed when the fire burns into terrain where crews can be safely deployed. Roads and trails in the vicinity of the fire are closed.

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Situation as of 08/01/2009 9:00 pm
Personnel: 19
Size: 296 acres
Percent contained: 0%

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Situation as of 07/31/2009 6:00 pm
Personnel: 16
Size: 100 acres
Percent contained: 0%

Estimated Containment Date: September 15th, 2009

Northern Rockies Type 2 IMT in place developing a Long Term Management Plan. Smokejumpers unable to contain fire due to steep terrain. Helicopter bucket drops have slowed the fire’s spread. Establishing safety zones and beginning air operations.

31 Jul 2009, 10:59am
Washington
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Discovery Fire

Location: ~30 miles W of Yakima, 8 miles S of Rimrock Lake, Yakima Co., WA
Specific Location: Discovery Creek, S. Fork Tieton River, Lat 46° 30´ 20″, Lon 121° 14´ 02″

Date of Origin: 07/28/2009
Cause: Lightning

Situation as of 08/12/2009 6:00 pm
Personnel: 233
Size: 4,178 acres
Percent contained: 100%

As of 6:00 P.M. the 12th of August, the National Forest portion of the fire was returned to the local unit and put in patrol status. The portion within the Ahtanum State Forest is managed by a State Dept of Natural Resources Management Team.

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Situation as of 08/11/2009 5:00 pm
Personnel: 573
Size: 4,178 acres
Percent contained: 90%

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Situation as of 08/08/2009 6:00 pm
Personnel: 785
Size: 4,120 acres
Percent contained: 75%

Costs to Date: $6,095,876

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Situation as of 08/06/2009 7:00 pm
Personnel: 882
Size: 4,108 acres
Percent contained: 50%

Burn out operations throughout the incident continue to be successful. All spots have been quickly recognized and contained.

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Situation as of 08/06/2009 7:00 pm
Personnel: 895
Size: 3,664 acres
Percent contained: 25%

Costs to Date: $3,200,000

Note: summaries from the NWCC are running 12 to 36 hours late. The posting times there and at InciWeb are different than the 209 report times. We prefer to use the actual 209 date and time for clarity. Unfortunately, we do not have direct access to that information. In this case, the date and time listed above are those of the 209 report.

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31 Jul 2009, 10:51am
Oregon
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Long Prong Fire

Location: ~35 air miles NE of Enterprise, Wallowa Co., OR
Specific Location: Hells Canyon National Recreation Area, Long Prong Creek, Lat 45° 39´ 07″, Lon 116° 38´ 03″

Date of Origin: 07/26/2009
Cause: Lightning

Situation as of 08/04/2009 6:00 pm
Personnel: 114
Size: 145 acres
Percent contained: 95%

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Situation as of 08/03/2009 6:00 pm
Personnel: 156
Size: 145 acres
Percent contained: 75%

Costs to Date: $718,700

The fire is creeping in grass and underburn of timber stringers. Isolated torching. Minimum growth in fire size. Crews have timber stringers lined and most of the grassy slopes.

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30 Jul 2009, 1:38am
Utah
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Cliffs Fire

Location: 20 miles S of Cedar City, Zion National Park, Washington Co. UT
Specific Location: 6 miles S of the Kolob Canyons Visitor Center, Black Ridge, LaVerkin Creek, ~Lat 37° 24´ 04″, ~Lon 113° 11´ 03″

Date of Origin: 07/28/2009
Cause: lightning

Situation as of 08/01/2009 6:30 pm
Personnel: 153
Size: 744 acres
Percent contained: 100%

Costs to Date: $430,000

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Situation as of 07/30/2009 8:00 pm
Personnel: 145
Size: 744 acres
Percent contained: 20%

Costs to Date: $200,000

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Situation as of 07/29/2009 11:00 pm
Personnel: not reported
Size: 200+ acres
Percent contained: 0%

Kolob Canyons Scenic Drive, located at Exit 40 on Interstate 15, and all trails leading from it are closed to the public at the park visitor center gate.

Kolob Canyons Visitor Center and parking lot remain open. Park rangers have evacuated hikers from the LaVerkin Creek Trail. The Hop Valley Trail along Kolob Terrace Road is also closed.

29 Jul 2009, 11:54pm
Washington
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Constance Foofurb* Fire

Also known as the Heatwave Complex

Location: 15 miles W of Brinnon, Jefferson Co., WA
Specific Location: Olympic National Park, 1/2 mile N of Dosewallips falls, 1/2 mile S of Lake Constance, Lat 47° 44´ 28″, Lon 123° 08´ 56″

Date of Origin: 07/11/2009
Cause: lightning

Situation as of 08/18/2009 6:00 pm
Personnel: 12
Size: 1,534 acres
Percent contained: 0%

Costs to Date: not reported

Updated acres for the fires in the complex: Ten Mile 628, Constance 438,
Buckinghorse 324, Knife 140, Sol Duc 4, Dose 0.1, Second Column 0.1, Five Ridge 0.1,
Morganroth 0.1, Long 0.1, Wilder One 0.1, Wilder Two 0.1.

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Situation as of 08/08/2009 6:00 pm
Personnel: 46
Size: 1,398 acres (no update)
Percent contained: 0%

Costs to Date: $478,000

Demob of the Wildland fire management modules. Prepare to transfer command of the incident to the local type 3 organization(Todd Rankin-ICT3), on Monday August 10th.

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Situation as of 08/06/2009 6:00 pm
Personnel: 56
Size: 1,398 acres
Percent contained: 0%

Updated acres for the fires in the complex: Ten Mile 492, Constance 438,
Buckinghorse 324, Knife 140, Sol Duc 4, Dose 0.1, Second Column 0.1, Five Ridge 0.1,
Morganroth 0.1, Long 0.1, Wilder One 0.1, Wilder Two 0.1. The acreage reported in block 15
reflects fire growth over the last four days.

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Situation as of 08/03/2009 3:00 pm
Personnel: 41
Size: 1,148 acres
Percent contained: 0%

Constance Fire: The Constance Fire has grown to approximately 442 acres. It is burning in very steep and inaccessible terrain in the Dosewallips River Valley at Constance Creek. Three helicopters are assigned to the fire today for bucket work on the east and south sides of the fire. Seven firefighters are assigned. The west side of the fire is being managed for resource benefit.

10 Mile Fire: This fire has grown to roughly 379 acres. It is located approximately 2 miles inside the park boundary along the Duckabush trail. Two firefighters are assigned. Wildlife surveys and fire effects plots have been completed in the fire area in order to monitor fire effects on wildlife and vegetation.

Buckinghorse Fire: The Buckinghorse fire, in the upper Elwha Valley, was mapped at 312 acres on August 2.

Knife: This fire is located near the Buckinghorse fire. It is estimated to be 15 acres.

Structure protection is in place for Dosewalips Ranger Station and other historical structures.

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29 Jul 2009, 11:38pm
Washington
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Union Valley Fire

Location: 1/2 mile N of Chelan, Chelan Co., WA
Specific Location: E of Union Valley Rd, N of Rogers and Hobson Rd., Lat 47° 52´ 12″, Lon 120° 00´ 46″

Date of Origin: 07/28/2009
Cause: lightning

Situation as of 08/01/2009 5:00 pm
Personnel: 111
Size: 768 acres
Percent contained: 100%

Costs to Date: $890,000

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Situation as of 07/31/2009 5:00 pm
Personnel: 199
Size: 768 acres
Percent contained: 90%

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Situation as of 07/30/2009 7:30 pm
Personnel: 253
Size: 768 acres
Percent contained:60%

Evacuations have been lifted.

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Situation as of 07/29/2009 8:00 pm
Personnel: 170
Size: 600 acres
Percent contained: 20%

Washington IMT 3 in place.

Evacuation level 2: warnings for Purtteman Gulch from Boyd Rd., all of the Chelan Ranch road all of Whitetail Way., Blue Grouse Rd. and south to include all of No-Where Rd., Elmer Garton Rd., Virginia Woo Rd., Bill Oules Rd., Zig Zag Rd., Homesteader Rd., Dusty Lane Rd., Jerry Garton Rd., Horizon Rd., Wheatland Rd., Windy Ridge Rd., Union Valley Rd. north from mile post 3, Barden R. Castlerock Rd., Old Burn Rd., and McGinty Rd.,Henderson Rd., Henderson Terrace, all of Clark Rd., where it intersects with Wheatland Rd. In addition Nancys Way, Open Rd., Watson Pl., Sawmill Rd., School House Rd., George Garton Rd.

28 Jul 2009, 11:44pm
Oregon
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Williams Creek Fire

Location: 3 miles W of Steamboat, Douglas Co. OR
Specific Location: Umpqua NF, Williams Creek, Lat 43° 20´ 20″, Lon 122° 47´ 13″

Date of Origin: 07/28/2009 (discovery date)
Cause: Under investigation

Situation as of 08/17/2009 8:00 am
Personnel: 449
Size: 8,395 acres
Percent contained: 100%

The Bureau of Land Management closure area, campground closures, the North Umpqua River closure and the level 1 evacuation notices will be lifted today. A main transmission line was energized at 1630 hours yesterday.

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Situation as of 08/15/2009 6:00 pm
Personnel: 582
Size: 8,395 acres
Percent contained: 92%

Costs to Date: $13,739,880

Powerlines to be energized at 1200 hours on 08/16/09. Continue demob. Transfer of
command scheduled 08/17/09 at 0600.

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27 Jul 2009, 5:47pm
Canada
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Mount McLean Fire

Location: 4 km NW of Lillooet, BC
Specific Location: NE of Seton Lake ~Lat 50° 42´ 14″, ~Lon 122° 03´ 44″

Date of Origin: 07/22/2009 (discovery date)
Cause: Lightning

Situation as of 08/14/2009 10:30 am
Personnel: 52 fire fighters, 3 helicopters, 3 heavy equipment
Size: 3,696 hectares
Percent contained: 70%

Previous evacuations have been rescinded. All evacuation alerts and orders have been rescinded.

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Situation as of 08/11/2009 7:30 pm
Personnel: 81 fire fighters, 10 helicopters, 5 heavy equipment
Size: 3,802 hectares
Percent contained: 50%

The Evacuation Order has been downgraded to an Evacuation Alert. Some fire activity in a couple of spots, will action with helicopters.

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Situation as of 08/05/2009 6:00 pm
Personnel: 41 fire fighters, 14 helicopters, 19 heavy equipment
Size: 3,802 hectares
Percent contained: 0%

Burn off was successful yesterday. There is almost no fuel left between the hillside and the town.

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Situation as of 08/03/2009 5:00 pm
Personnel: 39 fire fighters, 15 helicopters, 19 heavy equipment, 17 structure protection specialists, 45 support staff.
Size: 3,333 hectares
Percent contained: 0%

Evacuation order issued to the Bridge River Indian Band. Other evacuation orders are in place for the west side of the Fraser River and it has been extended to Kayoosh First Nations and Bridge River. An evacuation order applies for the Northeast shore of Seton Lake. The evacuation alert has been extended to the entire Lillooet District. All previous evacuation alerts still apply.

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Situation as of 08/02/2009 11:00 am
Personnel: 59 fire fighters, 15 helicopters, 19 heavy equipment, 17 structure protection specialists, 45 support staff.
Size: 2,650 hectares
Percent contained: 0%

The fire now within 1 km of Lillooet. An evacuation order applies for the Northeast shore of Seton Lake. The evacuation alert has been extended to the entire Lillooet District.

Building line with crews and heavy machinery on the E flank above Lillooet and well as on the W flank. Helicopters are bucketing water and laying retardant lines along the W and SE flanks. Burn-off activities will occur when and where possible.

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Situation as of 07/29/2009 9:00 pm
Personnel: 53 fire fighters, 40 support personnel, 17 structural protection staff, nine pieces of heavy equipment, and 15 helicopters.
Size: 1,800 hectares
Percent contained: 0%

The fire has grown in the direction of Shalalth/Seton Portage.

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Situation as of 07/28/2009 7:00 pm
Personnel: 53 fire fighters, 40 support personnel, 17 structural protection staff, nine pieces of heavy equipment, and 15 helicopters.
Size: 1,060 hectares
Percent contained: 0%

Heavy lightning in the area has produced additional fires, most of which have been actioned or assessed by the Lillooet Fire Zone. Helicopters are being shared from this fire to provide support to these new fires as needed.

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Situation as of 07/27/2009 2:00 pm
Personnel: ~150
Size: 1,000 hectares
Percent contained: 0%

Evacuation order was issued by the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District for properties on the NE shore of Seton Lake. 57 fire fighters, 40 support personnel, six structure protection staff, nine pieces of heavy equipment, and 14 helicopters. A sky crane helicopter, with a bucking capacity of approximately 1400 gallons, will join the fleet today.

27 Jul 2009, 11:13am
Idaho
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Eightmile Foofurb* Fire

Location: 10 miles NE of Lowman, Boise Co. ID
Specific Location: Boise NF, Eightmile Creek vicinity, Lat 44° 10´ 58″, Lon 115° 23´ 34″

Date of Origin: 07/12/2009
Cause: Lightning

Situation as of 08/12/2009 3:00 pm
Personnel: 2
Size: 1,264 acres
Percent contained: 0%

Costs to Date: Not reported

Work is being completed on monitoring plots within the burn perimeter for current and future monitoring. Jackson Peak Lookout and the monitoring folks will give daily updates on the fire. Monitoring flights will be based on fire activity. Long Term Strategic plan is complete and will be updated as the need arises.

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Situation as of 08/07/2009 8:00 pm
Personnel: 2
Size: 922 acres
Percent contained: 0%

Costs to Date: Not reported

1.25 and 1.14 inches of rain for yesterday and today, so far.

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Situation as of 08/06/2009 8:00 pm
Personnel: 89
Size: 922 acres
Percent contained: 0%

Today, the Type 1 Hotshot crew from Idaho City and the Type 2 Initial Attack Crew from Utah were flown off the fire line due to impending severe weather warnings. Helicopters and fixed wing aircraft grounded.

Fire behavior has moderated due to a wet weather pattern setting up over the general area.

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Situation as of 08/04/2009 7:00 pm
Personnel: 83
Size: 922 acres
Percent contained: 0%

Costs to Date: Not Reported

Town Hall Meeting scheduled for 6:00 P.M., Wednesday, August 5, at the Lowman Emergency Services Building.

Late evening and early morning drift smoke low in the South Fork Payette drainage in the vicinity of Eightmile Creek could be hazardous to Highway 21 traffic, caution is advised. The Real Time Smoke Monitor installed by DEQ [on private property at the instigation of the private property owner, not the BNF] continues to monitor one hour running averages and mid-24 hour averages.

Today, a Type 1 Hotshot crew from Idaho City was flown to the ridge between Eightmile Creek and the East Fork of Eightmile Creek. Wednesday, the crew will begin to establish an anchor point and construct handline off of Eightmile Creek to secure the southern perimeter. Two Type 2 Initial Attack crews from Utah arrived and plans are for them to build handline up the east flank, working along the ridge line between Eightmile Creek and the East Fork of Eightmile Creek. Helicopter water bucket drops were made to successfully check the fire on the southern perimeter and on ridge line between Eightmile and the East Fork of Eightmile Creek. For the first time in a few days, a helicopter was available to GPS the fire. The fire was mapped at 922 acres as of 5 P.M., August 4. A helicopter and crew has been assigned to the incident for overall logistical support.

A Type 2 short team has been ordered, and will transition with the local Type 3 team on Thursday.

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27 Jul 2009, 10:57am
Idaho
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Goodluck Fire

Location: 25 miles SW of Salmon, Lemhi Co. ID
Specific Location: Salmon-Challis NF, Swan Peak vicinity, Lat 44° 59´ 37″, Lon 114° 9´ 16″

Date of Origin: 07/24/2009
Cause: Lightning

Situation as of 07/30/2009 5:00 pm
Personnel: 46
Size: 150 acres
Percent contained: 100%

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Situation as of 07/28/2009 5:00 pm
Personnel: 185
Size: 150 acres
Percent contained: 60%

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Situation as of 07/27/2009 5:00 pm
Personnel: 189
Size: 150 acres
Percent contained: 40%

Continue to plumb water to fire line, mob-up, and grid for spot fires.

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Situation as of 07/26/2009 5:00 pm
Personnel: 158
Size: 150 acres
Percent contained: 10%

Forest system roads (4) closed in the fire area. Made good progress with dozers supported by water and aircraft.

27 Jul 2009, 10:50am
California
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Knight Fire

Location: Stanislaus NF, Mount Knight area, Tuolumne Co. CA
Specific Location: N of Twain Harte, near Mount Knight on the Middle Fork of the Stanislaus River. Lat 38° 10´ 48″, Lon 120° 15´ 14″

Date of Origin: 07/26/2009
Cause: Lightning

Situation as of 08/11/2009 6:00 pm
Personnel: 51
Size: 6,130 acres
Percent contained: 100%

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Situation as of 08/11/2009 10:30 am
Personnel: 51
Size: 6,130 acres
Percent contained: 95%

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Situation as of 08/09/2009 5:00 pm
Personnel: 178
Size: 6,130 acres
Percent contained: 90%

Costs to Date: $11,900,000

Continue mop-up and rehab.

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