Buck Fire Update October 19
Buck Fire Update October 19 Media Contacts: Carol Underhill firstname.lastname@example.org P: (530) 226-2494 Josef Orosz email@example.com P: (530) 226-2322 Status Acres Burned: 12,475 Cause: Lightning . more
Buck Fire Evacuations October 14, 2017
An evacuation notice for a small amount of residents on four sections of private lands (Township 27 North - Range 11 West – Sections 10,11,12,13.) was issued on Saturday, for the west side of the fire due to an increase in fire activity. See purple highlighted areas located on enclosed map.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Tuesday September 12th, 2017 approx. 06:45 PM|
|Location||Black Rock Mountain, North portion of Yolla Bolly Wilderness.|
|Incident Commander||Todd Mack/Pat Bell (T)|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||68%|
|Estimated Containment Date||Sunday November 05th, 2017 approx. 12:00 AM|
All divisions will continue to strengthen and prep existing lines and are Continuing to use available air resources to keep fire in check.
|Projected Incident Activity|
The fire will not be staffed overnight. Fire spread will progress on the west and east sides of the fire.
Interior unburned islands are being consumed. Crews will continue to prep and hold containment lines on the west and east flanks of the fire area. Tactical firing may be necessary to stay ahead of the main fire and secure established containment lines.
Southwesterly winds strengthen yesterday ahead of a cold front causing spotting on the west side of the fire. Today light showers over the fire area with Another round of precipitation expected on Saturday. Drier weather will quickly begin to develop this with much warmer temperatures during to middle of next week.