23 Jun 2008, 12:05am
California
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Walker Fire

Location: Indian Valley Reservoir, Lake Co., CA

Date of Origin: 06/21/08
Cause: Vehicle undercarriage sparks

Situation as of 06/30/08 8:00 PM
Total Personnel: 303
Size: 14,500 acres
Percent Contained: 100%

Costs to Date: $3,285,851

Incident Command Team #3 transitioned the fire back to the CAL FIRE Sonoma-Lake Napa Unit today.

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Situation as of 06/28/08 6:00 PM
Total Personnel: 329
Size: 14,500 acres
Percent Contained: 95%

Costs to Date: $3,156,436

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Situation as of 06/27/08 7:00 PM
Total Personnel: 592
Size: 14,500 acres
Percent Contained: 85%

Costs to Date: $2,215,828

The fire area is under a Fire Weather Watch effective from 23:00 this evening through late Sunday night for dry lightning. Significant effort to identify excess resources of all types to support other incidents continues.

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Situation as of 06/27/08 8:30 AM
Total Personnel: 689
Size: 14,500 acres
Percent Contained: 70%

Costs to Date: $1.4 million

All voluntary evacuations for the Double Eagle Ranch, Bear Valley Ranch and Wilbur Hot Springs have been lifted.

Fire activity is minimal, with aggressive mop up in progress.

Weather conditions for today call for moderate winds out of the northeast at 10-15 mph. The high temperature is predicted to be 99 degrees. The relative humidity is predicted to be 18 percent.

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Situation as of 06/25/08 7:00 PM
Total Personnel: 592
Size: 14,500 acres
Percent Contained: 5%

Costs to Date: $435,851

Structures Threatened: 25 PRIM Structures Destroyed: NONE

Walker Ridge Rd and Double Eagle subdivision remain closed.

Active torching, spotting and erratic winds. Dozer line construction continued in preparation for large firing operation. Helicopters, crews and engines will be critical for firing operations success.

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Situation as of 06/24/08 10:00 PM
Total Personnel: 62
Size: 14,000 acres
Percent Contained: 5%

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Situation as of 06/23/08 5:00 PM
Total Personnel: 62
Size: 8,000 acres
Percent Contained: 0%

35 residence are threatened. Voluntary evacuations in place on Double Eagle Ranch, Bear Valley Ranchland and Wilber Hot Springs. Fire moving East toward Walker Ridge – Bear Valley.

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Situation as of 06/22/08 5:00 PM
Total Personnel: 54
Size: 2,000 acres
Percent Contained: 0%

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