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Long Valley Fire Evening Update July 16 2000

Incident: Long Valley Fire Wildfire
Released: 5 days ago

Long Valley Fire Update

July 16 2017 2000

Acres Burned: 77,642

Containment: 35%

Fire Started: July 11, 2017

Cause: Under Investigation

Engines: 51

Helicopters: 13

Fixed Wing: 8

Dozers: 14

Water Tenders: 15

Crews: 25

Total Resources: 873

Doyle, CA, July 16, 2017 – Fire efforts continued today with air and ground crews working in unison to increase fire containment. Firefighters have made significant progress on the northwest flank of the fire and are now patrolling the area.

The fire is continuing to burn actively on the east flank. Fire crews worked hard to construct fire line around the perimeter of the fire. Dozers were utilized to provide a direct attack on the fire front.

There is a red flag warning in effect from noon to 2000 for Monday and Tuesday. This will bring strong winds and low humidity which will cause an increase in fire behavior. This is a highly dynamic situation that requires consistent monitoring. If you live in the affected fire area please stay alert and be ready for evacuation! Fire crews are aware of the situation and are taking the proper precautions to mitigate the increased threat.

At 2000 tonight an evacuation advisory will be in effect for the Sutcliffe community due to the very high winds expected tomorrow. An evacuation center has been set up:

Nixon Gym

301 Hwy 447

Nixon, NV

Contact: Fire Information (831) 265-4193

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Unit Information

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Northern California District
Bureau of Land Management
6640 Lockheed Dr
Redding, CA, CA 96002

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Carson City BLM District
Phone: 775-304-8850
Long Valley Fire Information
Phone: 831 265 4193
Hours: M-F 7 am to 10 pm
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