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California Fire Containment and Fatalities Update




California Firefighters Look to Full Containment

More than 3,000 firefighters remain on the frontlines of 7 active wildfires, many of which are projected to be fully contained by the end of this week. Firefighters continue to extinguish hot spots and perform fire suppression repair work.
 
Temperatures across the State remain warm and dry. Firefighters are prepared for potential fire activity throughout California. CAL FIRE is urging all Californians to be prepared no matter what the weather may be like, and ensure that they take actions to prevent sparking a new wildfire. Learn more tips on how to prevent a wildfire at www.ReadyForWildfire.org.
 
Since the start of the October Fire Siege on Sunday, October 8, CAL FIRE responded to 250 new wildfires. At the peak of the wildfires there were 21 major wildfires that, in total, burned over 245,000 acres, 11,000 firefighters battled the destructive fires that at one time forced 100,000 to evacuate, destroyed an estimated 8,700 structures (as damage assessment continues, this is the latest count), and sadly, took the lives of 42 people. 

California Fires of Note

**CAL FIRE Incidents**

CENTRAL LNU COMPLEX (3 fires)
Tubbs Fire, Sonoma and Napa Counties 
Between Calistoga and Santa Rosa
* 36,807 acres, 95% contained
* An estimated 5,300 structures destroyed
* 22 civilian fatalities

Pocket Fire, Sonoma County 
North of Geyserville
* 17,357 acres, 94% contained

Nuns Fire, Sonoma & Napa Counties
East of Hwy 12 from east Santa Rosa to east of Sonoma
* 56,556 acres, 94% contained
* An estimated 1,200 structures destroyed
* 1 civilian fatality & 1 private water tender operator in Napa County

SOUTHERN LNU COMPLEX (1 fire)
Atlas Fire, Napa & Solano Counties 
South of Lake Berryessa and northeast of Napa
* 51,624 acres, 97 % contained
* An estimated 785 structures destroyed
* 6 civilian fatalities
Redwood Valley, Mendocino County  FINAL

North of Hwy 20 in Potter Valley and Redwood Valley
* 36,523 acres, 100% contained
* An estimated 540 structures destroyed
* 8 civilian fatalities

Sulphur Fire, Lake County  FINAL
Clearlake Oaks
* 2,207 acres, 100% contained
Bear Fire, Santa Cruz County

Bear Creek Canyon Road, northeast of Boulder Creek
* 391 acres, 95% contained 

Contract County
Vista, Vegetation Fire, Ventura County, Update  NEW
Hwy 33 x Casitas Vista Road
State DPA, SRA, Contract County
* 87 acres grass and brush, 82% contained

**Federal Incidents**
Wilson Fire, Los Angeles County 
Mount Wilson, Mount Wilson Observatory
* 50 acres, 70% contained





Placer County News Headlines

Holiday in the Hills on the Placer Wine Trail in DecemberRoseville, CA, - Come join us and help celebrate the holidays on the Placer Wine Trail to benefit Toys for Tots. Enjoy the holidays in Placer County

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California Bowl in Roseville November 24- 26Roseville, CA - Nov. 16, 2017 -One of the most competitive and exciting youth football tournaments on the west coast returns to Roseville over Thanksgiving weekend.

Kids with Disabilities to Get Help with Telemedicine Program (Sacramento, Calif.) - The UC Davis Department of Pediatrics has received a $2 million, five-year grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to fund a new telemedicine program

Gun Scare in Roseville at Woodcreek HighRoseville, CA, - Roseville Police find loaded handgun following alert from Woodcreek High Students.

Ford can 'Focus' on its futureRoseville, CA,- Not many people are probably aware, but the Ford Focus has been among the top-selling cars in the world, and even held the top spot in 2013.

$1.5 Million in Grants for Sacramento-area NonprofitsRoseville, CA,- Kaiser Permanente has awarded 52 grants totaling more than $1.5 million to local not-for-profit organizations, schools and public entities in Sacramento, Yolo and Placer counties.

Roseville Gas Prices Up 20 Percent Year from Last YearRoseville, CA,- Gas prices in Roseville ticked up slightly this past week. Following on the heels on California's $5 billion a year gas tax hike

Holiday Safety Tips by Roseville Police Dept.Roseville, CA,- The holiday season is a busy and festive time. While you're busy preparing, criminals are stepping up their efforts to increase their holiday haul.

Fishing Club Monthly Breakfast in AuburnThe Rooster Tails Fishing Club monthly breakfast will be held at the Auburn Elks Lodge at 195 Pine Street in Auburn on November 17

Placer County Regional Bikeway Plan UpdateAs Placer County experiences dramatic growth in population, new homes and businesses, the popularity of cycling grows at the same time

Orange is New Pink 5K Walk for Breast CancerOrange is the New Pink 5K Walk for Breast Cancer will take place Sunday, Dec. 3 at Mandarin Hill Orchards in Penryn


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