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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

Roseville City School District Honors Teachers of the Year(Roseville, CA) - The Roseville City School District (RCSD) recently announced their Teachers of the Year. Heidi Polewaczyk and Michael Larsen have been selected

Roseville Gas Prices Throttling HigherRoseville, CA- A quick look around Roseville had motorists noticing gas prices trending upward. Prices in Roseville have pushed past the $3 mark

IHOP Pancake Drive-thru Benefits UC Davis Children's Hospital(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) - On Monday, Feb. 26, pancake lovers can drive through, eat their fill of short-stack pancakes and make a donation to support sick and injured children at UC Davis Children's Hospital

Wild Bill's 16th annual Tattoo-a-thon Feb. 24th(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) - Wild Bill's 16th annual Tattoo-a-thon will take place on Saturday, Feb. 24, from 8 a.m. to midnight. Thirty tattoo artists have volunteered to work 16 hours during this year's event and all proceeds

2018 Run Rocklin set for April 8th at Johnson-Springview ParkRocklin, CA,- Thousands of runners and walkers will once again be participating in the morning trek through the city streets at the 15th annual Run Rocklin, held Sunday morning,

WJU Athletic Fundraiser at Topgolf in Roseville in AprilRoseville, CA, - The Jessup Athletic Association will host the second annual TopSwing Fundraising event - a fun gathering, providing golf, games

Raley's Food For Families Food Drive Up 29 PercentWEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. - For more than 140,000 families in communities surrounding Raley's stores, this holiday season was a more fulfilling one. This year's annual Raley's Food For Families

Placer County Child Support Services Ranks Fourth in CaliforniaAuburn, CA,- Placer County Department of Child Support Services ranked fourth out of 49 local child support agencies in California for federal fiscal year 2017.

Toyota RAV4 top-selling compact SUVRoseville, CA,- The 2018 Toyota RAV4 has a reputation for solid versatility because it can haul groceries, carry sports equipment, transport four kids to school, and ease into small parking spaces.

Archery Tournament in Rocklin on Feb. 17Rocklin, CA - The California Department of Fish and Wildlife and Placer Valley Tourism are teaming up to host the second-ever land based archery tournament

Online Safety for Your Children: Social Media, Internet, Cell Phone AppsRoseville, CA- Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Flickr, Vimeo. Is your child engaging in these social media websites?

New Chief Of Pediatric Cardiology at UC Davis Children's Hospital(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) - Frank Ing, an internationally renowned interventional cardiologist, has been named chief of the UC Davis Division of Pediatric Cardiology.


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