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Basin Complex Fire Now 6th Largest in State History

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The good news, the Tassajara Hot Springs/Zen Center survived a full assault of the Basin Complex Fire flames. The Center posted the good news on their site late this afternoon. The four men and one woman who stayed at the Zen Center beat back flames and saved the compound. Surely the place would have burned […]

State Burns; Business as Usual on Indians Fire

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Indians Fire (60,000 acres 71% contained) management (joint, headed by CIIMT2 (Molumby, IC) bucked convention and conducted a firing operation on the north side of the fire. You can see in the image below (indicated in red) where they burned today.The Indians Fire ICS-209 report filed tonight indicates the firing operation was carried out in […]

Big Sur Fires: Indians Fire and Gallery Fires Closer to Merging

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It appears inevitable the Gallery Fire, now known as the Basin Complex will merge with the Indians Fire. The Indians Fire has burned 58,000 acres and is at 71% containment. The fire has been burning since June 8. Two thousand firefighters are assigned to the Indians Fire. By comparison 580 firefighters are assigned to the […]