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Thread: CA-PNF-Chips... Rehabilitation
07-29-2012, 10:01 #1
Location: In the Chips Creek drainage 1 mile up stream from the Feather River near Beldon
ROC: Fire is mid slope on both sides of the PCT. It is burning in dense timber and brush
Structures: are not currently threatened
Special Hazards: Snags, rolling rocks
Resources: Will be mostly a crew and air show as there are no roads close
Other Comments: Very steep and rocky terrain
Internet Links ---------------
Agency Website: http://www.inciweb.org/incident/3052/
Mod Note: This IA was created from information provided in the Questions and Discussion thread for this incident. Mod Blue
07-29-2012, 13:27 #2
As per IC at 1300 still 25ac
Radio Freq CMD 171.4250 (PNF Admin Net) TAC ??
Last edited by STTO; 07-29-2012 at 13:29. Reason: Moved excess verbage to discussion forum
07-29-2012, 16:01 #3
CA-PNF-Chips Fire 60 acres 0% contained.
07-29-2012, 18:27 #4
Smoke visible on the 1K sat photo animation (along with the CA-PNF Peak to the east).
07-29-2012, 20:46 #5
This incident is at 150 Acres and 10% contained
07-30-2012, 08:31 #6
CA-PNF Chipps Fire 200 acres 10% contained. Low afternoon humidities, diurnal wind shifts, roll out, snags, heavy fuel loading, steep innaccesable terrain continue to make firefighting difficult.
Predictive Services 7/30 0653 hrs.
07-31-2012, 12:08 #7
Fire gained some acreage (400 ac/20% contained) but stayed within a predicted area between Chips and Indian Creeks.
07-31-2012, 18:57 #8
Sounds like it was a tough afternoon per Inciweb, acres went up to 1000 from 400ac, containment is down to 10% from 20%, and the estimated containment date moved back from 8/6 to 8/10. The fire has been extremely active to the north/northeast.
07-31-2012, 19:42 #9
Nor Cal Team 1 will be taking this fire along with the Peak Fire. Transition meeting at 0800 Tuesday.
07-31-2012, 19:44 #10
ALERT The fire has just crossed Indian Creek (6:00 pm). Campers along Caribou Road are asked to voluntarily evacuate their campsites tonight; however evacuation will be mandatory tomorrow morning. PCT hikers are not to use Caribou Road.