CA-BTU-Camp.


#44

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#45

Not good…
https://www.ssd.noaa.gov/goes/west/wfo/sto/h5-loop-vis.html


#46

Now 7000 acres


#47

Fire reported in town “right behind Safeway” at Elliott and Clark.


#48

CHP has multiple helicopters, possible 5 plus enroute or on scene.
No tankers flying due to wind.


#50

PG&E copter reporting multiple rescues taking place.


#51

Units in Paradise are establishing Temporary Refuge areas, for civilians, that will be moved into buildings and then defended with fire engines.


#52

Live chopper view


#53

45 to 50+ MPH Winds right now in the fire area.


#54

Evacuating Yankee Hill on both sides of 70.


#55

heavy evacuations just north of wagstaff off skyway. multiple locked vehicles left in roadway about to be pushed off roadway by fire personnel. gotta keep those evacuations routes cleared.


#56

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#57

KCRA live video was showing fire burning through the Magalia area


#58

AA ordering 2 S-2’s, “if that works, VLAT will be next.”


#59

CHP is stopping all northbound traffic on Hwy 99 at Hwy 149. All lanes of Hwy 99 from Skyway south to Hwy 149 will be southbound.


#60

Modis update


#61

Sounds like the S2 drops went well, they ordered up a VLAT, more S2s and large tankers.


#62

@CALFIRE_ButteCo 2 minutes ago

Camp Fire Update, Butte County
8000 acres, 0% contained
Evacuation orders established for Paradise, Magalia, Concow, Butte Creek Canyon and Butte Valley.


#64

CHP dispatch info is painting a tough image of this evac. Caltrans Quickmap gives a good estimate of the area currently closed and expectations for growth.

RAWS for Jarbo Gap is showing winds at 16 with gusts to 33. Seem to be consistently from ~30 degrees.


#65

KRCR is now saying 17000 ac.