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California Fire Updates (7.22.17)




6,800+ firefighters Battling 8 large wildfires in California

Yesterday, crews were successful in bringing nearly half of the state's largest fires to full containment. 

Hot weather is expected through the weekend for the inland valley.  A chance of thunderstorms for the very north and eastern areas of Northern California will begin Sunday afternoon through Monday evening, bringing with it an increased chance of new fire starts.  Conditions in Southern California remain warm and dry, with gusty north winds expected to develop across Santa Barbara County and through the Grapevine tonight.

California Fire Incidents

Detwiler Fire, Mariposa County
Detwiler Rd x Hunters Valley Rd, east of Lake McClure
∙ 75,200 acres grass and brush, 30% contained
∙ Evacuations remain in effect
∙ CAL FIRE Incident Management Team 4 (Derum) in command
 
Park Fire, Fresno County
Parkfield Rd x Hwy 198, west of Coalinga
∙ 1,649 acres brush, 95% contained
∙ CAL FIRE Incident Management Team 2 (Patterson) in command
 
Grizzly Fire, Nevada County
Grizzly Hill Road and Turnagain Arm Road, NE of Nevada City
∙ 10 acres brush and timber
∙ Forward progress stopped
 
Garza Fire, Kings County  *FINAL*
8.5 miles east of Parkfield near the Monterey, Kings County Line
· 48,889 acres, 100% contained
 
Elephant Fire, Tulare County *FINAL*
Strathmore Street at Road 234, east of Lindsay
· 416 acres, 100% contained
 
Zenon Fire, San Luis Obispo County  *FINAL*
Zenon Way, Nipomo
· 47 acres, 100% contained
 
Laverne Fire, Shasta County  *FINAL*
Laverne Ln & Saddle Trail, southwest of Redding
∙ 180 acres grass, brush, 100% contained
  
Grade Fire, Mendocino County  *FINAL*
Hwy 101, 5 miles northwest of Redwood Valley,
900 acres grass, brush, 100% contained
 
Maria Fire, Calaveras County  *FINAL*
Jesus Maria Rd x Music Gulch Rd, Mokelumne Hill
∙ 117 acres grass and brush, 100% contained
 
Whittier Fire, Santa Barbara County
Lake Cachuma area, south of Hwy 154
· 18,430 acres, 87% contained
 
Marble Fire, Siskiyou County  NEW
Klamath River Highway north of Somes Bar
· 280 acres, 10% contained
 
Canyon Fire, Ventura County
· 32 acres, 50% contained
 
Island Fire, Siskiyou County
14 miles west of Etna in the Marble Mountain Wilderness
· 1,229 acres
 
Schaeffer Fire, Tulare County
17 miles north of Kernville
· 16,031 acres, 94% contained
 
Long Valley Fire, Lassen County  *FINAL*
Hwy 395 x Cowboy Joe Rd, north of Doyle
· 83,733 acres, 100% contained

 





Placer County News Headlines

Volvo XC90: Large, sophisticated SUVRoseville, CA,- There are plenty of reasons to be enamored with the 2018 Volvo XC90, a sophisticated luxury crossover sport utility vehicle

Seniors First Undergoing Leadership Change(Auburn, CA) - After stabilizing and expanding Seniors First, Placer County's only organization focused on programs and services for seniors, executive director Jamee Horning has

Moksa Brewing Up Seriously Delicious Craft Beers in RocklinRocklin, CA,- Derived from the word Moksha which equates with ultimate freedom and liberation in Indian philosophy and religion, we found ourselves perched in Rocklin, California at Moksa Brewing

BottleRock Presents Announces Concerts and Festival AftershowsNAPA, Calif. -- BottleRock Napa Valley, presented by JaM Cellars, has sold out all passes to the festival's sixth installment on May 25 - 27, 2018 in downtown Napa

Mesa Verde Country Top 5 Winter Experiences in Southwest ColoradoCortez, Colo. - Mesa Verde Country in Southwest Colorado is a great winter destination. The area boasts mountains, sunshine and everything travelers need for the perfect cold-weather getaway

BottleRock Presents Vines & VibesNapa, CA, - BottleRock Napa Valley presents Vines & Vibes, the fourth annual Do It For The Love Benefit Dinner and Concert on Thursday, May 24, 2018, on the rooftop of the Archer Hotel

2018 Lexus GX570 remains luxurious SUVRoseville, CA,- What most drivers will like about the 2018 Lexus LX570 is the combination of gracious around-town capability and its ability to go off-road in rugged winter conditions

Tree Harvest Cannabis Festival Cancelled, Fall Dates PossibleWoodland, CA- The cannabis themed Tree Harvest Festival scheduled for April 20- 22, 2018 has been cancelled due to a municipality withdrawing authorization

Roseville Gas Prices Ease SlightlyRoseville, CA- Gas prices in Roseville have eased slightly this past week despite the strong upward trend and anticipation of prices pushing toward the $4 gallon mark

Roseville City School District to Share $400,000 Grant(Roseville, CA) - Roseville City School District (RCSD) is poised to be the recipient of $400,000, all aimed to benefit its middle school students through

Kay U. Brooks presented with Don Poole AwardSacramento, CA,- Attorney Kay U. Brooks of Weintraub Tobin was recently awarded the Sacramento Region Community Foundation's prestigious Don Poole Award for her significant contributions

Arson Damage at Margaret Azevedo Park in RocklinRocklin, CA,- On February 17th 2018 at about 10:38 PM, Rocklin Police Officers responded to Margret Azevedo Park in the report of a play structure on fire


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