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Creek Fire

Posted: December 5th, 2017, 9:06 pm
by admin
UPDATED 12/10/17 10:12AM

Date of Origin Tuesday December 05th, 2017 approx. 03:44 AM
Total Personnel: 1,964
Size: 15,619 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained: 90%
Estimated Containment Date: Saturday December 23rd, 2017 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved: Chaparral (6 feet) Brush (2 feet) Tall Grass (2.5 feet)
Narrative:
Significant amounts of unburned fuel are still present within the fire perimeter. Heavy, decadent brush in excess of 30 feet located in various drainages inside the perimeter.
Significant Events: Minimal fire

Projected Incident Activity:
Unburned and decadent fuels within the perimeter may lead to additional fire activity which could threaten control lines

12/10 Calfire Incident Update

https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/photos/CAANF/2 ... 3-CST.jpeg

Re: Creek Fire

Posted: December 5th, 2017, 9:17 pm
by admin
Pictures from today

Re: Creek Fire

Posted: December 6th, 2017, 1:08 pm
by mcshiz
As of Tuesday night

Size: 11,000 acres
Containment: 0%
Evacuations: 110,000 - 150,000 people
Damage: At least 150 structures, with at least 50 damaged and 12,000 homes threatened

Re: Creek Fire

Posted: December 6th, 2017, 9:32 pm
by mcshiz
UPDATE FOR WEDNESDAY NIGHT:

Kagel Canyon Rd, north of Lake View Terrace
State DPA, SRA/FRA, Contract County/Angeles National Forest
▪ 12,605 acres grass and brush, 5% contained
▪ Unified Command LA County, LA City, LAPD, LASD, Angeles National Forest and CAL FIRE
▪ Structures threatened and destroyed
▪ Mandatory evacuations in effect
▪ Continued threat to critical infrastructure
▪ CAL FIRE IMT-5 (Bravo) in command

Re: Creek Fire

Posted: December 7th, 2017, 9:54 am
by mcshiz

Re: Creek Fire

Posted: December 7th, 2017, 5:55 pm
by mcshiz
Acres: 12,605 acres
Containment: 10%
Resources Assigned: 1,686
Fire Information Number: 626-574-5208
Approximately 99,329 people have been evacuated.


Road Closures
Both sides of the 210 Freeway are back open - but several ramps remain closed in both directions. All of the westbound ramps from the 118 Freeway to the 5 Freeway are closed, and four eastbound off-ramps are also closed: Osborne, Wheatland, Sunland and La Tuna Canyon.
Little Tujunga Canyon Road b/t Foothill Boulevard and Placerita Canyon / Sand Canyon Roads
Kagel Canyon Road
Lopez Canyon Road
Foothill Blvd / Osborne Street
Osborne Street off-ramp and Paxton Street off-ramp from the westbound 210 Freeway
Sunland Boulevard off-ramp from the eastbound 210 Freeway

Re: Creek Fire

Posted: December 7th, 2017, 6:52 pm
by mcshiz

Re: Creek Fire

Posted: December 7th, 2017, 11:45 pm
by admin
Latest perimeter of the creek fire

Re: Creek Fire

Posted: December 9th, 2017, 12:14 am
by mcshiz
UPDATE 12/8/2017 6:10pm
Acres: 15,619
total personnel: 1,964
Containment: 70%
Fuels:
Chaparral (6 feet)
Brush (2 feet)
Tall Grass (2.5 feet)
Narrative:
Significant amounts of unburned fuel are still present within the fire perimeter. Heavy, decadent brush in excess of 30 feet located in various drainages inside the perimeter

Re: Creek Fire

Posted: January 1st, 2018, 7:55 am
by MappingSupport
Below is a Google + GIS (Geographical Information System) map showing estimated risk of debris flows from the areas burned by the Creek fire and La Tuna fire. This data is hosted on a GIS server operated by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

To see the map legend please click the “Map tips” link in the upper left corner and then the legend button.

To see a list of the 20+ GIS overlay layers that you can turn on/off and restack, click the basemap button (next to the “Menu” button) and then look under the “Overlay” heading. Mobile users need to scroll down to the “Overlay” section.

The USGS (via PM) estimates that similar data for the Thomas fire might be ready late this week or early next week.

If you would like to get the most benefit from the map, please read the “Map tips”.

Map link: https://mappingsupport.com/p/gmap4.php? ... s_flow.txt

For more information on debris flows following wildland fires, see this page from the USGS: https://landslides.usgs.gov/hazards/