Archive for July2007

Inyo Complex Wildfire Photos

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Inyo Complex Wildfire images with permission Steven Bourelle, SierraVisions Gates Of Hell It looks like Inciweb is down (again) and updated information is unavailable.

Inyo Complex Triples As Resources Thin Statewide

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Check out the satellite imagery from NOAA. Notice the Plumas Fire and Inyo Complex Wildfire areas. It’s not all smoke but the imagery is interesting. The Inyo Complex Wildfire doubled again during the last shift according to the most recent update from Inciweb. The report shows no new personnel were added to the incident in […]

LA Times Comes Up Short & Late On Inyo Complex

The LA Times decided to cover the Inyo Complex Wildfire a day late but they made up for the lack of timeliness by throwing three journalists on the one page of copy. Read the epic story here. {“3 Wildfires Close 100 Miles Of U.S. 395 Holiday travelers face traffic tie-ups as lightning-sparked blazes burn unchecked […]

Two More Firefighter Blogs Added To The Roll

Deaf Firefighter Blog About the Author;“This is the diary of a deaf man is becoming a volunteer firefighter (aka. Jake). My name is Neil and I started at the Fire Department of Montgomery Township in August of 2003. I’ve started this blog to chronicle my experiences, my achievements and my mistakes (probably more of the […]

Inyo Complex Wildfire Races

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Inciweb reports news of the rapidly growing Inyo Complex Wildfire comprised of the Sage Fire at 5,000 acres and the now merged Oak and Seven Fires that together have claimed a total of 12,000 acres. Just under 500 fire personnel are on the fires at the moment with more en route.Structures threatened, this one bears […]

Inyo Complex Wildland Fire, 4000 Acres, Running

Report from Inciweb.org on the lightning caused Inyo Complex outside Independence California.Summary A thunder and lightning storm moved quickly through the Eastern Sierra Friday afternoon, July 6, 2007,igniting approximately 10 fires being managed as the Inyo Complex. As of 6:00 pm Friday evening, the three biggest fires are:1)The Oak Fire burning up the north fork […]

Expect To See More Of This

California’s Tulare County has assumed fire protection control from CDF(Cal Fire). According to The Fresno Bee; “Fire and county officials have spent 18 months creating a department they say will save the county about $1 million a year. The move also gives the Board of Supervisors control over labor negotiations. Building a department in less […]

CalFire Blog, Raw, Breaking Fire News

If you want the best up to the minute fire news, links and images click over and bookmark California Fire News. The blog is firefighter operated and is packed with fire information. In his own words; “California Fire News – Breaking Fire News And Photos From California and around The World – Firefighting related News […]

CDF Website: 100 Feet Defensible Space

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Great page on the CDF Website. From that overview site check out the Homeowners Checklist Page and check out the interactive visuals linked on the bottom of the page. “The CDF Homeowners Checklist is your tool for fire safety inside and outside your home. Print it out and use it as a handy guide to […]

Incident Blogging, What The Angora Fire Showed Us

The Angora Fire at Lake Tahoe sent tens of thousands of searchers to the web searching for information on the fire. Nothing new, it’s where we go for breaking news, fresh information and photos. What’s new is how search engines are appreciating blogs and promoting some to the front page of the search results. Last […]

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