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Lompoc California Evacuations Ordered as The Miguelito Fire Advances

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State and local firefighters are battling a wind driven brush fire burning out of control on the southern edge of the city of Lompoc on California’s central coast. The city of 42,000 is home to Vandenberg Air Force Base. The Miguelito Fire started mid afternoon today and quickly jumped from 50 acres to an estimated […]

Early Santa Ana Wind Event Sparks up Ventura County

A Santa Ana wind fueled fire is burning out of control in Ventura County in thin fuel between the communities of Moorpark and Fillmore. The Guiberson Fire, also called the Fillmore Fire by local (L.A.) news stations has burned nearly 2,000 acres. The fire began along Guiberson Road mid morning today. No structures have burned […]

Fires Name Game, Freeway or Triangle Fire

The Incident 209 filed this morning at 11:00 am calls the Orange County wildfires the “Freeway Complex” Fire particulars: Latitude and LongitudeLat: 33° 52´ 22″ Long: 117° 44´ 20″Ownership: CA-ORC Acreage: 10,470Start Date: 11/15/2008 0905hrs. The Incident 209 filed at 0700hrs this morning calls the Orange County wildfire the “Triangle Fire” Fire particularsLatitude and LongitudeLat: […]

Sayre Fire Update; 613 Homes Confirmed Lost

The midday incident report filed at noon today reported 613 homes and 10 commercial buildings were destroyed in the first 12 hours of the Sayre Fire. Facts and Concerns; 1,400 firefighters are assigned to the Sayre FireOne firefighter injured with chest pains, one civilian injured. Major problems and concerns (control problems, social/political/economic concerns or impacts, […]

Freeway Complex Fire Burns West Towards Ocean

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The headline is a bit sensational but this is not an ordinary Santa Ana Wind event. The fire is spooking even veteran news reporters. Homes begin to burn miles apart forcing reporters to wonder if these are spot fires or new starts. Hot spots include Yorba Linda and parts of Brea though no structures are […]

Homes Burning In Corona and Yorba Linda

Numerous residences are currently burning as a result of a wildfire in Yorba Linda and Corona in Riverside County. Channel 4 news LA has a chopper overhead follow here. [googlemaps http://maps.google.com/maps?q=blue+ridge+drive,+yorba+linda&ie=UTF8&oe=utf-8&client=firefox-a&t=h&g=blue+ridge+drive,+yorba+linda&s=AARTsJpq9bx9ycVOmg-jZ8USSUxxDDwYfQ&ll=33.896352,-117.700052&spn=0.024935,0.036478&z=14&iwloc=addr&output=embed&w=425&h=350] Will follow…

Sayre Fire; 165 Sylmar Homes Destroyed or Damaged

Overnight Santa Ana winds peaking at 70 mph pushed the fast moving Sayre Fire through residential areas in Sylmar. One hundred homes have been damaged and 65 homes have been destroyed including 30 mobile homes in Sylmar. Four freeways have been closed including Interstate 5, the 210, parts of the 118 and 14. The smoke […]

SoCal Fires; Four Counties Battling Flames

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The Marek Fire is burning in Los Angeles County and has already burned dozens of homes and claimed one life. The Sesnon Fire originally started in L.A. County on Oat Mountain and has since crossed into Ventura County. The Sesnon has burned more than two dozen homes. The Juliet Fire is burning out of control […]

Socal Fires Updates, Maps & Fire Info

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This GeoMAC Image was generated at 7:00 pm PST. It shows the westward move of the Marek Fire and the W/SW direction the Sesnon Fire is heading. Nineteen structures have been destroyed by the Sesnon Fire. 800 firefighters are on scene and the fire has burned 5,000 acres. There is zero containment on the Sesnon […]

Sesnon Fire Evacuations

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Residents of Box Canyon, Bell Canyon, Woolsey Canyon, Lake Manor, Dayton Canyon, Brown Canyon and Twin Lakes have been ordered to evacuate. Fire officials are convinced the Sesnon Fire will continue to track from the origin on Oat Mountain on a southwest track towards Thousand Oaks. The DC-10 Supertanker, Tanker 910 was ordered however the […]

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