Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Williams Fire 2012 - 09/05/2012

Current Situation

Total Personnel1,275
Size3,806 acres
Percent Contained24%
Estimated Containment DateThursday September 13th, 2012 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels InvolvedMedium to Heavy Brush. Mostly Chaparral, brush and mixed conifers. Fuels are approximately 15 to 20 years old.
Fire BehaviorThe fire continued active ovnierght while continuing to back down hill in the south and western portions of the of the fire. Slow to moderate activity was observed in the northern and eastern portions.
Significant EventsContinued line construction and reinforecement. Burnout operations were successful. The infrared flight last night will provide additional perimeter information and will confirm active areas on the fire. The evacuation order for the campgrounds and San Gabriel Canyon are still in effect. Highway 39 remains closed. Resources include 8 Air Tanker, 10 Helicopters.68 engines,8 dozer, 46 hand crews and 11 water tenders.

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