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Little Deer

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INCIDENT UPDATED 10/1/2014

Approximate Location

41.682 latitude, -122.127 longitude

Incident Overview

A group of 8 National Guard receives instructions from a fellow firefighter in the blackened fire area.

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Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning/natural
Date of OriginThursday July 31st, 2014 approx. 05:45 PM
LocationLittle Deer Mountain, along Highway 97
Incident CommanderSteve Miranda ICT3

Current Situation

Total Personnel163
Size5,503 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Timber (Litter and Understory)

Significant Events

Smoldering. Lightning occurred near the fire area, causing personnel to cease operations temporarily.

Outlook

Planned Actions

Secure the control lines. Support the local district with IA. Continue repair of fire suppression activities. Prepare for transition of fire operations to a IMT4.

Projected Incident Activity

None

Remarks

All times are represented in Central Time Zone (CST) unless otherwise noted.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

TODAY

Red Flag Warning in effect now until 2300 Tuesday, based on high based thunderstorms producing dry lightning and erratic strong wind gusts.

WEATHER FORECAST for Tuesday, 8/12/2014

SKY/WEATHER: Partly cloudy with scattered dry thunderstorms

MAX TEMPS: 80-85F

MAX RH: 18-23%

WINDS 20 foot winds: Becoming west 10- 15 mph. Gusts to 25 mph from the west in the afternoon. Gusty and erratic winds near thunderstorms.

Unit Information

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Klamath National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1711 S. Main Street
Yreka, CA 96097

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