Way Fire Incident

Incident Name: Way Fire Incident
Incident Time: 2:38:00 pm
Incident Date: 08-18-2014
Incident Location: Wofford Heights North of 155
Incident Type: Wildland Fire
Resources Used: 76 Engines, 8 Patrols, 14 Air tankers, 8 Helicopters, 2 Water Tenders, 2 Bulldozers, 11 Fire Crews, 42 Overhead
 Personnel  455

 

Wildland Fire - Wofford Heights North of 155

Current Situation: Fire Management personnel are concerned with structures, steep terrain, drought conditions, the rapid rate of spread and low relative humidities.

Evacuations:  The evacuation center has been set up at Kern Valley High School, on Erskine Creek Road in Lake Isabella.  The following areas have been put on recommended evacuation:  Bristlecone, Sycamore, Sierra Vista, Needham, Loma Lane, Sargent Lane, Adams, Mountain View, Frontier, Burlando, Marvista, Rodgers Road, South and North Trail, Whitney Road, Grove Park Way, Silvermine Drive.

Road Closers: Bristlecone, Sycamore, Sierra Vista, Needham, Loma Lane, Sargent Lane, Adams, Mountain View, Frontier, Burlando, Marvista, Rodgers Road, South and North Trail, Whitney Road, Grove Park Way, Silvermine Drive 

Cooperating Agencies: Kern County Fire Department, Forest Service, BLM, Cal Fire, Cal Trans, Kern County Sherriff, China Lake Fire Department, Bakersfield City Fire, American Red Cross.

Additional Information:

www.facebook.com/kerncountyfire

www.flicker.com/kerncountyfire

http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/4086/

 

 

 

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