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NorthTree Fire Maps The Moonlight Fire

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The map below was constructed by NorthTree Fire.Image URL NorthTree Fire is a private mapping outfit that contracts for fires and other large-scale events.To access their works you have to download Google Earth. NorthTree is clearly the leader in fire mapping and you can see why by the image above.

Moonlight Fire Maps & Links

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Blogging local fires by local media is catching on. Earlier this summer the Tahoe Daily Tribune covered the Angora Fire in blog form but refused to call it a blog even though “posts” were laid out in blog form. The Santa Barbara Independent ran a great semi-blog covering the monster Zaca Fire. The Moonlight Fire […]

Moonlight Fire Day 7, 52,000 Acres To Date

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Estimated Fire Area(Map from Inciweb) Moonlight Fire command is predicting troubling N/E winds today and into Monday. While the fire has only grown by 2,000 acres in the last 24 hours according to Inciweb the chance for a significant increase in acreage should be expected with this wind change. Here is unedited text from the […]

Spotlight on Moonlight Fire

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Map Image Inciweb(click map to enlarge)Facts from morning sit report 0700 hours today September 9 Size/AreaInvolved 34,100 ACRES% Containedor MMA16 PercentTotal personnel assigned 2,476 Injuries To Date:5Remarks: Fire made a significant run to the Northeast and East last night. It made it to the Browns Cabin area,and Lone Rock Valley. Acreage and any structure loss […]

Moonlight Fire Midday Update

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Have a look at this animated weather loop and notice the Mono Winds or East Winds are still driving this fire. Last report the fire was at 19,000 acres with 8% containment.The satellite image below is from yesterday but you can see from the weather movie above the wind is driving smoke towards the Bay […]

Moonlight Fire Bearing Down On Small Town

Moonlight Fire bosses ordered up State OES engine strike teams for structure protection for the town of Greenville California, population 1,100. According to Wikipedia there are over 450 homes in the town. View Larger Map From the Incident 209 report; Significant events today (closures, evacuations, significant progress made, etc.):Mandatory evacuations in effect in Greenville and […]