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 p.m.
Location: South of Lake Tahoe and west of Fallen Leaf Lake
Acreage: 3,100 Containment: 55% Expected Containment: July 3, 2007
Fuel type: Heavy timber Injuries: 3 Cause: Under Investigation
Committed Fire Resources: 2,174
Engines: 164 Crews: 39 Helicopters: 21 Dozers: 4 Water Tenders: 15
· The fire area did not receive the high winds which were predicted for this afternoon. However, strong winds, averaging 15 – 20 miles per hour, with gusts to 35 are predicted for tomorrow. With the lighter winds, crews continued to make excellent progress on building and strengthening fire lines, maintaining structure protection and working into the fire perimeter to cool hot spots.”