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  1. #1
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    Default CA-BTU-Swedes (Contained)

    Location: 6 miles SE of Oroville. Swedes Flat Road east of Oro Bangor Highway
    Acres: 45
    ROS: Rapid
    ROC: Fire is on both sides of Swedes Flat Road. South side fire is five acres north side fire is 30-40 acres. Three out buildings involved, seven additional structures threatened.
    Structures: are threatened
    Special Hazards:
    Resources: Unknown ground resources. IC has ordered a total of six air tankers and two copters.
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    Weather Info: Temp 98, RH 21% winds WNW 2 gusting to 6
    Other Comments: Q&D Thread here...

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    Default Re: CA-BTU-Swedes

    Report of resident trapped in the area and unable to get out. States his home is also burning.

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    Default Re: CA-BTU-Swedes

    Now reported at 75-100 acres.

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    Default Re: CA-BTU-Swedes

    IC Batt 2115
    Engines: 55, 964, 72, 2161, 63, 2181, 2165, 2170, 2176, 2167, 36
    Transport 2142, 2140, 2344
    WT: 64, 3, 74, 55, 45
    Plumas Dozer 3 and one other; two more on order

    Addl resource order
    1 ST engine
    2 hand crews for a total of 4
    2 dozers for a total of 4

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    View from Yankee Hill area:
    http://i.imgur.com/PDUjsli.png

    459 Chinese Wall Road - 20 people trapped with no shelter.

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    Default Re: CA-BTU-Swedes

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    Thanks FireGram thanked for this post

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    Default Re: CA-BTU-Swedes

    Quote Originally Posted by pyrogeography View Post
    Looks like some roads out in front of it to fire off of. Not too many structures till you get further east.

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    Pre IC, 100 -125 ac. 6 walkers are being rescued.

    9254G to the fire.

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    Default Re: CA-BTU-Swedes

    Sounds like the AT's are making progress. Mostly coverage level 6 getting put down.

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