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La Brea Fire Estimated Over 100,000 Acres

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No, this is not a government estimate, draw your own conclusion as I have. The Zaca Fire burned over 230,000 acres in 2007 and took two full months (60 days) to control. The La Brea Fire has burned about a week and has consumed nearly half the acreage of the Zaca. Look at the image […]

La Brea Fire Pushing East and Southeast

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Updated Image below; from Noon today Predicatively the La Brea wildfire is moving now with the prevailing winds. This wind and terrain driven fire will continue to move east and southeast through unburned areas of the San Rafael Wilderness within the Los Padres National Forest. The advertised acreage is just under 67,000 but figuring infills […]

La Brea Fire Meets Zaca Fire Perimeter

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The La Brea Fire has pushed hard to the south and has met the two year old boundary of the Zaca Fire. The current acreage is presented as 25,000 or so but that is a fabrication, this fire is double that if the GeoMac heat impressions are accurate. So what happens now? We know the […]

La Brea Fire update

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Setting aside my earlier stated opinion on this fire I have to say this is the most impressive fire in California this season. With no real anchor points apparent due to a 360 degree fire front, fighting this budding monster is a moot point at the moment. The La Brea Fire looks to have taken […]

La Brea Fire, Maybe Some Fires We Should Let Burn

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The practical side of me says pull the plug, send everyone except a few firing crews and bulldozers home and let this one be. Why? Because in all the landscape of California this is one area God did not bless with a need to exist, that might be harsh, but definitely a place that doesn’t […]