Bagley Fire Update 8-22-12 7:45 am: 5650 acres, 0% Containment

!!LATEST UPDATE 8-23-12!!

 

Another 1880 acres burned…

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The Bagley Fire continues to burn in a remote area of the

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Acres: 5650

Percent Containment: 0%

Estimated Containment: August 30, 2012

Resources: Hand Crews: 10

Helicopters: 2

Dozers: 6

Water tenders: 6

Injuries: None

Fireline to Build: 25 miles

Total personnel assigned to the incident 425

Additional Information: Call (530) 710-8627

Basic Information

Incident Type Wildfire
Cause Lightning
Date of Origin Saturday August 18th, 2012 approx. 10:07 AM
Location 7 miles west of Big Bend CA
Incident Commander Whitcome

Current Situation

Total Personnel 425
Size 5,650 acres
Estimated Containment Date Thursday August 30th, 2012 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved Timber litter and understory, brush and hardwood stands intermixed. Fire area has conifer, brush, hardwood stands, logging slash, and pine plantations. High live to dead ratio in brush exists and conifer stands have a heavy loading of dead/down material.
Fire Behavior Active burning heavy timber and brush fuels with moderate rates of spread, isolated single tree and short-range spotting.

Outlook

Planned Actions Scout indirect fireline location. Continue direct and indirect line construction in all divisions. Prepare logistical support for fireline suppression operations and 2 spike camps.
Growth Potential High
Terrain Difficulty Extream

Current Weather

Wind Conditions 5 mph NE
Temperature 62 degrees
Humidity 50%

InciWeb

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The Record Searchlight finally discovered there was a fire up here.
Bagley fires west of Big Bend more than 4,100 acres, Homes not threatened

KRCR is all Ponderosa Fire all the time.

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