Fire season still on in California

INCIDENT MANAGEMENT SITUATION REPORT

WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 13, 2004 – 0530 MDT

NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS LEVEL 1

CURRENT SITUATION:

Initial attack activity was light nationally with 128 new fires

reported.

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA AREA LARGE FIRES:

RUMSEY, California Department of Forestry & Fire Protection (CDF),

Sonoma-Lake Napa Unit. A CDF Type 1 Incident Management Team (Streblow)

is

assigned. This fire is 18 miles south of Williams, CA in brush. Poor

accessibility and strong winds have hampered suppression efforts.

Wind-driven fire behavior on the southwest flank was observed.

POWER, Eldorado National Forest. A transfer of command from a Type 2

Incident Management Team (Wendt) is assigned. This fire is 28 miles

southeast of Pollock Pines, CA in brush and timber. Increased fire

activity resulted from strong winds over the fire area and spotting

throughout the night.

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INCIDENT |ST|UNIT| SIZE | % | EST |TOTAL|CRW|ENG|HELI|STRC| $$$

NAME | | | |CTN| CTN |PERS | | | |LOSS|C-T-D

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RUMSEY |CA| LNU| 29695| 5|10/16| 1222| 41| 69| 14| 1| 950K

POWER |CA| ENF| 475| 50|10/19| 408| 6| 15| 0| 0| 2.8M

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OUTLOOK:

Red Flag Warning: For Eureka, Sacramento, and Monterey areas through

midday Wednesday for moderate or stronger northeast to east winds, low

relative humidity levels, and generally poor relative humidity recovery

for mid-slope and above.

Go get em CDF!