State ID: CA
3 letter designator: BTU
Fire name: Swedes
Location: Swedes Flat Rd at Chinese Wall Rd
Reported acres: 25
Rate of spread:
Report on Conditions: Spotting
Structure threat: Yes
Resources: Initial dispatch, 10 addl engines requested
Radio channels: BTU Local, CDF Tac 12
State ID: CA
Slope and wind aligned in old Swedes fire burn scar
OrovilleCaStParks cam has a good shot of it
I believe the correct camera would be: http://www.alertwildfire.org/shastamodoc/index.html
It is in the Wall Fire scar as well.
Yep this is a regular occurrence.
Local gov strike team from Redding in route 30 mins
Local gov task force from Glenn Co. On the way 30 min. Ago
Units reporting a significant wind shift & they now have spots over & outside of the retardant line. The fire is also about 400 acres.
XTB Type 3 strike team en route from Tahoe Basin.
Evacuations occurring on Miners Ranch Rd. Per scanner
Let’s make sure to keep the information on Initial Attack threads based on current conditions, actions, needs and evacuation information. Your questions are always welcome but be sure to locate them in the proper Questions & Discussion thread. Thanks!
My bad above, sorry crossed the two fires. Not enough coffee. Below is the latest this morning from Cal Fire on the Swedes Incident…
Per CALFIRE: 30% of 400 acres contained as of 7:52pm
Evacuation Orders: Per the Butte County Sheriff’s Office, as of 6:00 pm, all evacuation orders for the Swedes Fire have been reduced to evacuation warnings. Only residents in those areas will be allowed back in with identification.