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Cal Fire Stations and Camps Mapped On Google Earth

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WildlandFire.com has mapped out the location of each Cal Fire station and camp on Google Earth and Google Maps.

Station Fire Maps, Google Earth Views, Discussion

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The LA Times reports the Station Fire is approaching Santa Anita Canyon above Sierra Madre. Eighty historic cabins in the Chantry Flats pack station campground are threatened. According to the Times firefighters have been prepping the area for days in anticipation of the fire’s arrival. Pack animals have been relocated and the cabins have been […]

La Brea Fire Maps

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You will have to click the images to get a better view of these images I grabbed from Google Earth. I got the KML files from the Fed Active Fire Maps website. The first view is looking west from over the Carrizo Plain with Santa Maria and the Pacific Ocean in the background. The next […]

Basin Complex Fire; Midday Look July 11

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From the Tassajara Zen Center complex the fire has moved rapidly east running towards the Arroyo Seco drainage. It met up with the N/W edge of the Indians Fire burn and continues marching east and N/E towards the dozer lines (indicated by white lines in the graphic below) beyond. I believe these are hard lines […]

Reporting The Basin Complex Fire With Google's Help

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Keith at Xasauan Today is offering great local coverage of the Basin Complex Fire. Keith has intimate knowledge of the back country of Big Sur and is using Google Earth with Forest Service KML overlays to highlight firefighter movements and fire activity.This is ground breaking local reporting. What Keith is doing could be a template […]