EVACUATION ORDER has been issued for the Markwest/Larkfield Wikiup area due to a fast moving wildland fire. EVACUATE IMMEDIATELY www.socoemergency.org
4 VLAT’s, 4 LAT’s assigned, putting in retardant near Mt. St. Helena in Divisions B and D.
Last night’s IR in Google Earth, 1am on 10/28.
Blue is recent other fires.
Here’s a view from my brother’s jet from about an hour ago w nearly the same perspective as the map.
Todays OPS Map link…
Spot across the line division Bravo…if not caught, will reach Middletown area in 24 hours
Middleton or Middletown (lake co.)?
Sorry, Lake County (fixed it)
74,324 acres with 15% containment, 90,000 structures threatened, 123 structures destroyed (57 of those are residences). 20 structures damaged,
Jim, you were correct. Its Middletown.
Link to today’s OPS map…
Link to fire progression map…
2019-10-30-31 0700 IAP:
Great work last night and today: Containment up to 45%
Webcams showed much less activity today.
Totals as of 1922 hours (10/30):
Percent Contained: 45%
There’s 26 lines of demob for 10/31. Mostly Type 1s, a few type 3, and a handful of overhead and single units