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Posted by: thepinetree on 10/15/2017 08:57 AM Updated by: thepinetree on 10/15/2017 08:57 AM
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Sunday Fire Summary, 40 Fatalities, 217,566 Acres, 5,700 Structures Destroyed, 75,000 Evacuated

California Statewide Fire Summary Sunday, October 15, 2017.  Yesterday, nearly 11,000 firefighters beat back the flames and made good progress towards the containment of now 15 large wildfires across California. 217,566 acres have burned in the current 15 large fires, with an estimated 5,700 structures destroyed. Sadly, the death toll has risen to 40 people. As progress has been made on several fronts, many evacuations have been able to be lifted. As of Sunday morning, nearly 75,000 people remain evacuated.







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Winds across Northern California have been fairly light this morning and the earlier Red Flag Warnings for the area will be lifted at 8a.m. In Southern California, Red Flag Warnings remain in effect due to gusty winds, low humidity  and high fire danger. The winds are likely to continue throughout the day. Residents are urged to be prepared for wildfires now. Learn more by visiting  www.ReadyForWildfire.org.

Fires of Interest:

**CAL FIRE Incidents**

CENTRAL LNU COMPLEX (4 fires)
  • In unified command with Santa Rosa Fire Department & Sonoma County Sheriff
  • CAL FIRE Incident Management Team assigned
  • 20 civilian fatalities
Tubbs Fire, Sonoma and Napa Counties (more info…) 

Between Calistoga and Santa Rosa
  • 35,470 acres, 60% contained
  • Significant number of structures destroyed
Pocket Fire, Sonoma County (more info…) 

North of Geyserville
  • 11,246 acres, 25% contained
 

Nuns Fire, Sonoma County (more info…)

East of Hwy 12 from east Santa Rosa to east of Sonoma
  • 47,106 acres, 25% contained
 

Oakmont Fire, Sonoma County 

Near Oakmont
  • 550 acres, 15% contained
 

SOUTHERN LNU COMPLEX (2 fires)
  • CAL FIRE Incident Management Team assigned
Atlas Fire, Napa & Solano Counties (more info…) 

South of Lake Berryessa and northeast of Napa
  • 51,057 acres, 56% contained
  • 6 civilian fatalities
  • Significant structures destroyed
MENDOCINO-LAKE COMPLEX (2 fires)
  • CAL FIRE Incident Management Team assigned
Redwood Valley, Mendocino County (more info…)

North of Hwy 20 in Potter Valley and Redwood Valley
  • 35,000 acres, 35% contained
  • 8 civilian fatalities
  • Significant structures destroyed
 

Sulphur Fire, Lake County (more info…)

Clearlake Oaks
  • 2,207 acres, 70% contained
  

WIND COMPLEX (4 fires)
  • CAL FIRE Incident Management Team assigned
Cascade Fire, Yuba County (more info…)

Loma Rica area
  • 9,989 acres, 87% contained 
  • 4 civilian fatalities  
  • Significant structure destroyed 
Lobo Fire, Nevada County (more info…)

Rough and Ready area
  • 821 acres, 96% contained
  • Multiple structures destroyed
 

LaPorte Fire, Butte County (more info…)

Bangor area
  • 6,151 acres, 80% contained
 

OTHER FIRES

 

Cherokee Fire, Butte County (more info…) 

North of Oroville
  • 8,417 acres, 90% contained
 

Honey Fire, Butte County (more info…) 

Southwest of Paradise
  • 150 acres, 90% contained
 

Long Fire, Lake County

Hwy 20 & Long Valley Rd, 5 east of Clearlake Oaks
  • 100 acres, 25% contained
 

Silver Fire, Fresno County FINAL

Northwest of Squaw Valley
  • 58 acres, 100% contained
 

Lynch Fire, San Luis Obispo County FINAL

North of Lake Nacimiento
  • 73 acres, 100% contained
 

Loma Fire, San Diego County FINAL

Camp Pendleton
  • 80 acres, 100% contained
 

**Unified Command Incidents**

Canyon 2 Fire, Orange County (more info…) 

Hwy 91 & Gypsum Canyon Rd, Anaheim City
  • 9,217 acres, 75% contained
  • Unified command with CAL FIRE, Orange County, Anaheim and City of Orange
 

**Federal Incidents**

River Fire, Trinity County NEW

Community of Mad River

US Forest Service – Six Rivers National Forest
  • 85 acres, 25% contained



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Welcome to Murphys
Posted on: 2017-10-15 09:47:23   By: Anonymous
 


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    Re: Welcome to Murphys
    Posted on: 2017-10-15 10:11:06   By: Anonymous
     
    Trying to profit off of tragedy is kinda sad. Yes, I hope we do well and we deserve to but this has been horrific for them and I hope Napa-Sonoma recovers better than ever.

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      Re: Welcome to Murphys
      Posted on: 2017-10-15 16:33:50   By: Anonymous
       
      Judging by how swift the Butte Fire victims recovery is taking place, you may be overzealous in your prognostication for the wine country timeline.

      [Reply ]

        Re: Welcome to Murphys
        Posted on: 2017-10-15 23:30:55   By: Anonymous
         
        Yeah, I think he's a poopy headed no-nothing dirtbag.

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