Calgary Incident

Incident Name: Calgary Incident
Incident Time: 1:10:00 p.m.
Incident Date: 8-5-2017
Incident Type: Wildland Fire
Incident Location: Calgary & Evans Road
Personnel:  126
Acres: 50.5
Containment: 40%
Structures Threatened: 300
Equipment Assigned: 10 Engines, 2 Patrols, 5 Fire Crews, 10 Overhead, 1 Other Equipment

 

Wofford Heights, CA

Last night crews worked all night mopping up and continuing to secure the fire line.  Hazard reduction efforts in the area were key to helping firefighters save over 300 homes in the immediate vicinity of the fire. Today crew’s are still in active fire fighting by continuing to secure the fire lines and protecting structures. Weather and terrain are still a factor, with major hazards still looming over firefighters with hazardous trees from tree mortality. Current objectives are to keep the fire East of Palla Ranch, South of Earl Pasco Road/Black Canyon Trail, West of Sierra Vista Drive and North of Tilly Creek.

M.E.T and Damage assessment teams are in route to the fire for assessment of the area and for support. A representative will be at the Senior Center in Lake Isabella for families to converse with. There are a total of 29 evacuees at the evacuation center and the center will remain open for duration of the fire.

Evacuations:  A recommended evacuation is still in effect from Calgary Tracts and West of Sierra Vista

Road Closures:  155 is open, but surface roads will still be closed due to the recommended evacuations

Additional Information:  A recommended evacuation is still in effect and crews are still on the road fighting this fire. Families that are in the area of the recommended evacuations, please be conscious about the power lines, trees, and fire crews around you.

Cooperating Agencies: Cal Fire, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Forest Service, California Highway Patrol, Cal Trans, Kern County Sherriff’s Office, American Red Cross 

 

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