July 28, 2021, California Interagency Incident Management Team 11 has transitioned the fire back to the Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service under Unified Command with a local Type 3 Management Team. Unless significant activity occurs, this will be the final update for the Peak Fire.
Peak Fire has burned approximately 2,098 acres of grass and brush south of Lake Isabella between Walker Basin and the Kern River Valley, near the community of Havilah. This wildland fire is 95% contained. Very little fire behavior was observed yesterday. Small areas of interior islands continue to smolder. Crews and engines will continue to patrol the control lines and support suppression repair operations.
For further information, please call the incident contact above.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Tuesday July 20th, 2021 approx. 11:39 AM|
|Location||Walker Basin, Claraville|
|Incident Commander||Unified Command|
|Coordinates||35.406 latitude, -118.436 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||95%|
|Estimated Containment Date||Friday July 30th, 2021 approx. 12:00 AM|
Timber - Grass & understory
Brush - 2 feet
Short Grass - 1 foot
Consuming pockets of ground fuels away from the fire perimeter.
Very little fire behavior was observed on the fire yesterday. Small areas of interior islands continue to smolder.
Crews and engines will continue to patrol the control lines and support suppression repair operations.
|Projected Incident Activity|
For the next 24 hours, no fire spread is expected for the incident. Sunny, with a high of 97 degrees. Light and variable wind becoming west 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Fire is being managed under unified command with US Forest Service and BLM. The direct suppression tactics has been successful and the incident will continue to release excess resources in support of other incidents. The IMT will turn the fire back to local management on Wednesday the 28th at 0700 hrs.
Acreage by ownership remains 753-USFS, 749-PRI, 523-BLM and 70-SRA total acreage 2098. Area received additional rainfall today as well as abundant lightning.