CA-INF-Springs

#1

This has been going for a while and even showed up on the National Sit report. Latest from South Ops as of Friday afternoon:
Springs, Vegetation Fire, Mono County, Update
13 miles southeast of Lee Vining
Federal DPA, FRA Inyo National Forest

  • 352 (+332) acres, grass and brush, 10% contained (+9% containment)
  • Moderate rate of spread with flanking, backing and creeping
  • Suppression strategy is monitor/confine
  • Incident submitting one ICS-209 Thursdays at 1800

Inciweb page states Type 3 Forest Organization is running it:
https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6477/

Mainly posting because its showing a much stronger heat signature since sunset Friday.

#2

2619 acres mostly from firing ops.

#3

AA15 was flying recon over southern SNF and reports large column from this fire.

#4

TV Hill Cam showing a pretty good column developing. http://www.alertwildfire.org/blmnv/index.html

#5

Is it from firing ops or fire progression?

#6

I believe it is a firing Op, but I don’t have any more info.

#7

Fire op today, don’t know if they lost it or if it is still all in the box.

#8


Lots of wind coming over the Sierras.

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