Friday, September 7, 2012

Williams Fire 2012 - 09/07/2012

Updated 09/07/2012 6:40 pm

Current Situation

Total Personnel765
Size4,180 acres
Percent Contained78%
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 BehaviorSeveral areas of heat continue to smolder. Role out and snags continue to be a concern.
Significant EventsCrews have been very successful in line construction, given the topography in which they are working in. The evacuation order for the campgrounds and San Gabriel Canyon are still in effect. Highway 39 remains closed. Resources include 0 Air Tanker, 0 Helicopters, 20 engines,8 dozer, 24 hand crews and 10 water tenders.


Planned ActionsToday, the northern portion of the fire remained the concentration point with hand crews and air support. The rest of the fire is in patrol, mop-up and rehabilitation status where necessary.

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