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Wildfire 2013

Public Meeting schedule in Taylorsville

Feather Publishing
8/21/2013 - 9:00 a.m.
 

Central Coast Interagency Incident Management Team 7 officials have scheduled a public meeting for Wednesday, August 21, 2013 from 7:00 pm to 7:45 pm at the Grange Hall in the town of Taylorsville, CA. This meeting is intended to provide information, address concerns and answer questions regarding the Hough Complex.

 

Public Meeting schedule in Taylorsville

Feather Publishing
8/21/2013 - 9:00 a.m.
 

Central Coast Interagency Incident Management Team 7 officials have scheduled a public meeting for Wednesday, August 21, 2013 from 7:00 pm to 7:45 pm at the Grange Hall in the town of Taylorsville, CA. This meeting is intended to provide information, address concerns and answer questions regarding the Hough Complex.

 

Fireline Video

wildfiresFeather Publishing
8/20/2013

Have you ever wondered what it is like on the fireline? 

The folks at the Sierra Nevada Conservancy shared this video from the American Fire on the Tahoe National Forest.  The video was produced by Jason Phipps and Kellen Walker.  This fireline tour takes you right to the fire with some beautiful video and none of the smoke and back breaking work. 

Click on the photo to the right to start the four minute video.

 


  

Hough Complex now 586 acres

Feather Publishing
8/20/2013 - 8:00 p.m.
 
The Forest Service released the following update for the Hough Complex:
 

Fire Information: For further fire information, call 530-283-7850. Note: telephone number will change when telephones are installed at Fire Camp. Information is also available online at www.inciweb.org and on Twitter at Central Coast IMT7.

Status: Resources:

Acres Burned: 586

Crews: 7

Cause: Lightning

Engines: 24

Date Started: August 18, 2013

Helicopters: 1

Containment: 40%

Air Tankers: 0

Expected Containment: Aug. 24, 2013

Total Resources Assigned: 248

Current Fire Situation: The Ridge grew in size to 275 acres and is still at 0% containment. The Heights Fire is at 162 acres and is 30% contained. The Johnson, remains at 140 acres with 95% containment. The Hunt stayed at 11 acres and is still at 50% containment. The Keddie, at 18 acres, the Mountain and the Ruby at 1 acre each are 100% contained. The 32, Cooks and Bagley, all three under an acre are also 100% contained. Two new fires materialized today, the Evans at 2 acres and the Peak, currently acreage is unknown. Crews are gaining access to these new starts.

Read more: Hough Complex now 586 acres

 

Hough Complex update

Feather Publishing
8/20/2013 - 7:00 p.m.
 

The Forest Service has not released any new updates on the Hough Complex fires, but radio traffic throughout the day indicates that fire behavior was light to moderate allowing fire fighters to make good progress on existing fires and a couple new starts that were found within the complex.  There was no lightning activity over the fire. 

Read more: Hough Complex update

  

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