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Cabin Fire

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INCIDENT UPDATED 8/19/2015

Approximate Location

34.251 latitude, -117.847 longitude

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnder Investigation
Date of OriginFriday August 14th, 2015 approx. 01:00 PM
Location3 Miles North of HWY 39 and Rincon-RedBox Rd.
Incident CommanderForest Service
Incident DescriptionWildfire

Current Situation

Total Personnel280
Size1,723 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained98%
Estimated Containment DateThursday August 20th, 2015 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved

Brush Medium-Heavy

Significant Events

Little Jimmy Trail Camp, West Fork Area, East Fork Area, Coldbrook and Crystal Lake Campgrounds have been Evacuated. Eleven Firefighters have been evacuated with minor injuries. Four structures have been burned.

Outlook

Projected Incident Activity

Building Containment Lines

Remarks

The Cabin Fire started at 1:07 p.m PST, August 14. Currently, the fire is 1,723 acres and is 98% contained. Eleven firefighters have been evacuated with minor injuries. About 280 personnel are on scene. The location of the fire is 3 miles north Rincon-Redbox Rd. off HWY 39. HWY 39 is closed from the bottom at Sierra Madre to the Intersection of HWY 2.

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued a Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR) that is in effect and any private aircraft or drone that violates the TFR could face serious criminal charges. Even without a TFR, anyone who hampers firefighting efforts could face charges as well. For more information on drones the public can visit the FAA’s website at www.KnowBeforeYouFly.org. “If you fly, we can’t!” For Responsible Hobby or Recreational Use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) or “Drones” on National Forest System Lands California

For additional information on the Cabin Fire, please call the information center at 626-574-5208.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Sunny, with a high of about 100 degrees. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Unit Information

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Angeles National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
701 North Santa Anita Avenue Arcadia California 91006
Arcadia, 06 91006
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