Archive for June2007

Angora Fire, Patrol, Mop-Up, Demob. C-Ya!

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Latest Fire Perimeter Map(Inciweb) InciWeb reports June 27, 2007 9:30 p.m. “Tomorrow, crews will continue to work into the fire perimeter to fall dead trees and cool hot spots. Construction and improvement of fire lines will also continue.” Fire Information Centers: LTBMU Forest Supervisor’s Office / Incident Command Post Start Date: June 24, 2007, 2:00 […]

10 Tanker Gets Wings Clipped

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This article describes the current status of this all important firefighting tool. “The plane, which has shown to be effective fighting large wildland fires, encountered a mishap while fighting the White Fire near Tehachapi on Monday. After hitting severe turbulence, it descended rapidly but the crew was able to recover after hitting some trees by […]

Updated Perimeter Map and Links From Angora Incident

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Angora Fire Perimeter Map(Google maps link) Via California Fire News from NorthTree Fire

Angora Fire At a Crossroads Today

The major networks and cable news people are reporting new evacuations overnight but their facts are stale. Local journalists are not only closer to the scene but they can turn to their local sources for information. The online edition of the Tahoe Daily Tribune is THE local media outlet of note and they are reporting […]

Angora Fire Photos and Fire Map Updates

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Google search visitors- You landed here because of a search on Google.com. Firefighter Blog posted 6 articles about the Angora Fire. Please read the complete log of Angora Fire posts Here. Update: KCRA reports fire jumped fire lines. Web cam shots from KCRA.com From the latest incident update from InciWeb “Back fire burnouts continued last […]

Angora Fire Perimeter Map and Update

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Image from Geomac Fire Update Angora-|CA|TMU|2500|40|7/1|1295|30|89|9|275| Size 2,500 acres Personnel 1,295 Engines 89 Crews 30 Helicopters 9 Estimated containment July 1 Structures Lost 275

Angora Fire Video

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Bob Becker of the U.S. Forest Service discusses the incident with KCRA tv from Sacramento. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=13cGR6boouE] High fuel density + Low fuel moisture + Wind = 220 homes vaporized. More Angora Fire videos

Map And Views Of Angora Fire Area

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Google search visitors- You landed here because of a search on Google.com. Firefighter Blog posted 6 articles about the Angora Fire. Please read the complete log of Angora Fire posts Here.**Update: I was contacted by a gentleman who is trying to coordinate housing relief for residents displaced by the Angora Fire. His intent is to […]

Angora Fire Photo and WebCam Link

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Webcam view of the Angora Fire from VirtualTahoe.com. The Tahoe Sky Cam is LIVE and is located at the top of Harveys Resort & Casino on the Nevada side of Lake Tahoe, South Shore.

More on Lake Tahoe Angora Fire

Tahoe Daily Tribune reporter Susan Wood describes her close encounter with the Angora fire. (Editorial note; isn’t it about time newspapers begin blogs for major local events?)

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