18 Aug 2008, 10:49pm
California
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Jack Fire

Location: 10 miles SW of Newell, Modoc Co., CA

Specific Location: SW of Tule Lake, near Lava Beds Nat’l Monument entrance station, Lat 41° 49´ 36″ Lon 121° 33´ 34″

Date of origin: 08/17/2008
Cause: lightning

Situation as of 08/21/2008 6:00 PM
Personnel: 32
Size: 6,900 acres
Percent contained: 83%

Costs to Date: not updated, est $280,000

All park roads have been re-opened. Transition to local team.

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Situation as of 08/20/2008 6:00 PM
Personnel: 63
Size: 6,730 acres
Percent contained: 75%

Costs to Date: $240,000

Road closures still in effect in the northern portions of the Lava Beds National Monument. Road closure will be re-evaluated tomorrow.

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Situation as of 08/19/2008 6:00 PM
Personnel: 163
Size: 6,500 acres
Percent contained: 60%

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Situation as of 08/18/2008 5:15 PM
Personnel: 202
Size: 3,000 acres
Percent contained: 30%

Fire has made a run to the N and W causing Lava Beds National Park to be closed and start preparing residential evacuations. Type 2 team on order.

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