Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Madre Fire 9/24 - A Day Later

The fire crews did a superb job on the Madre Fire.

Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnder Investigation
Date of OriginMonday September 23rd, 2013 approx. 06:00 PM
LocationSan Gabriel Canyon 1/4 mile west of the entrance station
Incident CommanderTomaselli

Current Situation as of 09/24/2013 5 pm

Total Personnel450
Size250 acres
Percent Contained70%
Estimated Containment DateFriday September 27th, 2013 approx. 08:00 AM
Fuels InvolvedChaparral (6 feet), dormant brush, hardwood slash.
Fire BehaviorActive backing
Significant EventsUnified command with US Forest Service & LA County.

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