Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Fire!

August 26, 2009 6:15 am....CBS Channel 2 News reported 750 acres burned in the Morris Dam Fire East of Highway 39 in the Angeles National Forest, north of Azusa. 600 Firefighters combated the flames. Voluntary evacuations of the Williams campsite and trailer park in the canyon.

The air quality for particulate matter rated in the Unhealthful for Sensitive Groups (orange). Visually the air was grey and smelled of fire.

6 comments:

Cory said...

Any status on whether or not the road is open during the fire?

GMR said...

The road is closed! I checked this evening. It has been closed all day.

Cory said...

That's too bad - Our beloved mountain on fire again!

GMR said...

The saddest thing was seeing a hiker smoking a cigarette above the Forest Ranger Station tonight.

GMR said...

Glendora Mountain Road (FOR INCOMING TRAFFIC ONLY)
Closed from to Glendora Ridge Rd

Status: Completely Closed
Reason: CLOSED DUE TO FIRE. CLOSED TUESDAY 8/25/09 AT 7:00, CLOSED TIL FURTHER NOTICE
Closure Date: 08/25/2009
Reopen Date: TBD

See Road Closure Link on the right.

Cory said...

Yeah, i tend to always blame smokers! haha. ;)