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Saturday, September 15, 2012

Brush Fire 9/15/2012

*UPDATE: 3000 Rustic Cyn Rd* LAST OVERNIGHT #RusticCanyonFire UPDATE:
Now only smoldering fire, No active flame; Has consumed "As much as 30
acres" awaiting formal daylight survey; 75% containment; No civilian
injury or structure damage; No structures currently threatened; Any
firefighter injuries are considered non-life threatening; Unless fire
escalates, next update = mid-morning Sunday - Brian Humphrey###

Brush 9/14/2012

*UPDATE: Sepulveda Bl x Getty Center Dr* #GettyFire - holding at 90
acres with 90% containment; Sepulveda Boulevard reopened to all traffic
at 6PM; LAFD remains at scene + vigilant through night checking for
hotspots; Full containment + extinguishment expected expected tomorrow
(Sunday); NFD - Brian Humphrey###

Brush Fire 9/15/2012

*UPDATE: 3000 Rustic Cyn Rd* Per #RusticCanyonFire Incident Commander:
Still "30+ acres"; 10% contained; No civilian injury; No structure
threat; Camp Josepho guests + staff will remain sheltered overnight;
Full details (including good news of drop in temp and increase in
humidity) at http://lafd.blogspot.com - Brian Humphrey###

Brush Fire 9/15/2012

*UPDATE: 11451 W Foothill Bl* KNOCKDOWN; 50 FF's took 47 min; Confined
to 2+ acres vegetation; No civilian injury; No structures; Cause under
investigation; NFD - Brian Humphrey###

Brush Fire 9/15/2012

*UPDATE: 11451 W Foothill Bl* Now at 2 acres; No evacuation; No
structure threat; No injury; NFD - Brian Humphrey###

Brush Fire 9/15/2012

*UPDATE: 11451 W Foothill Bl* One-half acre vegetation; First arriving
ground crews + 1st LAFD copter should handle; NFD - Brian Humphrey###

Brush Fire 9/15/2012

*Brush Fire* 11451 W Foothill Bl; MAP 502-H1; FS 98; PRELIM: Small fire
in heavy brush within Hansen Dam Recreation Area; No structure threat;
NFD; Ch:5,16 @ 3:48 PM -Brian Humphrey###

Brush Fire 9/15/2012

*UPDATE: Real-time *detailed* info for #RusticCanyonFire posted at http://lafd.blogspot.com

Refinery Smoke 9/15/2012

Smoke seen in Los Angeles Harbor/Wilmington area is smoke from a 'flaring' (non-emergency) operation at ConocoPhillips Refinery. No LAFD response. Media contact = ConocoPhillips; NFD; -Brian Humphrey ###

Brush Fire 9/15/2012

*UPDATE: 3000 Rustic Cyn Rd* #RusticCanyonFire = 7 acres of wildland
burning in/near Topanga State Park; No formal evacuation; No homes
imminently threatened; No civilian injury; (100? unk affiliation)
campers + staff at Camp Josepho are sheltered in place and NOT in harm's
way; Working with Park Rangers to locate separate groups of hikers
(plural) remote from fire but who feel threatened; NFD - Brian
Humphrey###

Brush Fire 9/15/2012

*UPDATE: 3000 Rustic Cyn Rd* 156 LAFD personnel including 4 LAFD
helicopters assigned, Weather = Temp 100F; Winds Calm; Humidity 16%; NFD
- Brian Humphrey###

Brush Fire 9/15/2012

*UPDATE: 3000 Rustic Cyn Rd* PRELIM #LAFire #RusticCanyonFire: As many
as 5 acres of wildland burning; No *imminent* structure threat; LAFD air
+ ground response; NFD - Brian Humphrey###

Brush Fire 9/15/2012

*Brush Fire* 3000 Rustic Cyn Rd; MAP 591-B7; FS 19; PRELIM: Many
callers; Smoke showing; We're still enroute; NFD; Ch:5,15 @ 0:28 PM
-Brian Humphrey###

Brush 9/14/2012

*UPDATE: Sepulveda Bl x Getty Center Dr* GPS survey now places acreage
at 90, containment remains at 40%; No injury; No structure damage; Full
containment expected (+ LAFD continual presence until) Sunday - Brian
Humphrey###