Creek Fire evening update 12/11/17
Incident UpdateDate: 12/11/2017 Time: 6:00 PM Fire Information Line: 626-574-5208 STATUS Incident Start Date: 12/05/2017 Incident Start Time: 3:44 AM Incident Type: Wildland Fire Cause: Under.. more
The Creek Fire started on Dec. 5 at 3:44 am four miles east of Sylmar, California. The fire is being managed under unified command with USDA Forest Service Angeles National Forest, Los Angeles Fire Department and Los Angeles County Fire Department.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Tuesday December 05th, 2017 approx. 03:44 AM|
|Location||4 Miles East of Sylmar|
|Incident Commander||Unified Command|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||98%|
|Estimated Containment Date||Saturday December 16th, 2017 approx. 12:00 AM|
Significant amounts of unburned brush and tall grass
are still present within the fire perimeter. Heavy, decadent brush in excess of 30 feet located in various drainages inside the perimeter.
Minimal fire activity reported today. Smoldering isolated pockets of heat within the interior of the fire perimeter were reported.
Crews continue to reinforce and containment line while patrolling for hotspots and mopping-up. Suppression repair work has begin.
|Projected Incident Activity|
Unburned and decadent fuels within the perimeter may lead to additional fire activity which could threaten control lines
Red Flag Warning extended until 8 pm PST Wednesday.
Santa Ana winds will continue across the fire area through Wednesday evening.