10.03.2019 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fire Safe Santa Cruz County Board Meeting

InciWeb Incidents for California

19 August 2019

Latest incident updates for California
  • Springs Fire (Wildfire)
    Springs Fire Update 8-19-19Current Situation: Firefighters are holding containment lines and will continue to tactically apply fire to bring it to containment lines. The Springs Fire containment strategy includes reintroducing fire into the landscape in its’ natural role. Smoke emissions are expected to decline this week, air quality is anticipated to remain in the good (green) range. Moderate (yellow) smoke levels will become less likely. Winds will be light and variable and light smoke and haze may remain over the fire area late evenings and early mornings. Air quality forecasts will be updated as needed. Find air quality forecasts at-https://fires.airfire.org/outlooks/InyoNationalForest. Fire’s Natural Role in the Ecosystem: Society has influenced and altered historic fire cycles resulting in a dangerous build-up of vegetation in our wildlands. Since fire is a reality in the fire prone and fire adapted ecosystems (forests and grasslands) of California, decision makers and...
  • Broder Fire (Wildfire)
    During the first week of August, a lightning storm passed over portions of the Kern Plateau. August 8, 2019 Forest Service Captain 41, stationed at the Blackrock Ranger Station reported the smoke. From the start E-41 was dispatched to scout and look for possible suppression strategies. It was decided to implement a strategic plan of suppression utilizing natural barriers while providing for firefighter safety.Kennedy Meadows and Kernville may have possible smoke impacts.Please be advised archery season has opened. There are no road and trail closures at this time - we will advise and post should they be
  • SHF Lightning Fires 2019 (Wildfire)
    Lightning storms moving through the area have ignited several dozen fires. Forest officials and firefighters closely monitor these storms and use a combination of aerial reconnaissance flights, fire engines patrols, and reports of fire activity from the public in order to respond quickly and determine potential growth activity of the fires and develop appropriate response activity. Reconnaissance flights are part of our normal operating plan after lightning storms.Below we have listed each fire by the time the fire was reported, the name given to the fire, the approximate location and estimated fire size (if known) and current status. Any large fires will have a new "incident" page started in InciWeb. South Fork Management Unit (Hayfork and Platina area) 08/09/2019 19:56, PINE, W of Brushy Mtn, 0.25, acre, Out Trinity River Management Unit (Weaverville, Big Bar, Trinity Lake, Trinity Alps) 08/10/2019 19:11, MONTGOMERY, Montgomery Ridge near Hwy 3 0.1 acre, Out 08/10/2019 07:21,...