State ID: CA
3 letter designator: LAC
Fire name: Charlie
Location: Charlie Canyon Rd in Castaic
Reported acres: 10 plus
Rate of spread: Moderate
Report on Conditions: 10 acres in light to medium fuel LAC E-149 first on scene.
Structure threat: not currently
Resources: LAC second alarm, Air Tankers, and Quebec 1 and 2, ANF with a Strike Team as well.
Webcam link: http://www.rntl.net/venturacountyfirecams.htm
State ID: CA
IC reporting aggressive fire behavior at the head. ANF sending units to assist as well.
ANF reporting the Fire is 100 plus acres.
Unified command LAC and ANF
LAC will be the ordering point
The Fire has spotted across Charlie Canyon Rd.
AA12, 2 super scoopers, 2 tankers, and 6 helicopters working the fire.
The Fire looks to making a good up canyon push into heavier fuel.
The Fire is now 200-300 acres per ANF and moving up canyon into heavier fuel.
Live FB video near the fire over a ridge or too.
Requesting 4 additional tankers to include 1 VLAT
Nice little Cap:
Update from LAC; Chief 3 (AC3) is now in command. Fire is estimated at 300+ acres with 0% containment. Fire is also pushing North towards Dry Gulch. Extreme and erratic fire behavior.
Per AA, going direct with retardant is not working. AA is going to start building indirect line a few ridges over on right flank and is bumping up the retardant to coverage level 6.
RRU - 9310C just dispatched
Per AA approximately 1,200 acres
AA just updated closer to 3,000 acres