Eiler Fire Update for August 15, 2014
Incident Name: Eiler Location: Community of Hat CreekIncident Command: CAL FIRE IMT #5 / USFS – Lassen National Forest Start Date & Report Time: Thursday, July 31, 2014 4:04 pmCause: Under... more
The Temporary Flight Restriction was lifted as of Friday, August 15, 2014, at 8:00 p.m. The hang glider launch site remains closed. Forest Roads in the fire area, Honn Campground, Thousand Lakes Wilderness, and Pacific Crest Trail from Highway 44 to Highway 299 remain closed. However, the Forest is working to re-open many areas. Updates regarding this will be posted as available.
Crews are re-enforcing hand line and continuing to utilize Minimal Impact Suppression Tactics (MIST) in the Thousand Lakes Wilderness, where control lines have proven challenging. Fire Suppression Repair Teams are actively engaged working around the fire perimeter and affected areas. Demobilization of resources continues, allowing them to be available for other incidents.
Continue to watch for slow moving firefighting equipment on the roadway in and around the fire area.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Thursday July 31st, 2014 approx. 06:00 PM|
|Location||4 miles Southeast of Burney, CA.|
|Incident Commander||Kevin Smith, CAL FIRE IMT#5|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||97%|
|Estimated Containment Date||Wednesday August 20th, 2014 approx. 12:00 PM|
Timber, brush and some grass
CALFIRE Team #5 entered into Unified Command with the Lassen National Forest on 8/3/2014 at 1800 hours. The Ordering Point for the Eiler Incident is through the CALFIRE Shasta Trinity Unit (SHU) utilizing incident number CA-SHU-006933.