2019 Fire and Smoke Impact Reports / Maps

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Re: 2019 Fire and Smoke Impact Reports / Maps

Post by Jimr » Sun Sep 08, 2019 9:50 pm

I just got back to L.A. from Mammoth. Taboose TH is fully involved with visible fire and heavy smoke. There are several active hot spots as far as about 10 miles North of Taboose, but no farther South. It was impossible from the road to ascertain how far into the canyons the fire has spread, but guaranteed, nobody is exiting Taboose soon. There were several planes doing water drops and a few helicopters doing something. I saw about a dozen Cal Fire trucks going Northbound in two separate convoys. It looked like they were personnel vehicles that could carry about passengers + driver.


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Re: 2019 Fire and Smoke Impact Reports / Maps

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Taboose Fire Update 9/11

Post by maverick » Wed Sep 11, 2019 2:05 pm

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Tabbose Fire Update 9/12

Post by maverick » Thu Sep 12, 2019 12:17 pm

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Taboose Fire Update 9/16

Post by maverick » Mon Sep 16, 2019 11:52 am


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Taboose Fire Update 9/17

Post by maverick » Tue Sep 17, 2019 2:25 pm

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Taboose Fire Update 9/19

Post by maverick » Thu Sep 19, 2019 1:08 pm

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Briceburg Fire 10/11

Post by maverick » Fri Oct 11, 2019 11:44 am

Burning along Hwy 140, which is currently closed.
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Re: 2019 Fire and Smoke Impact Reports / Maps

Post by Dragonfly » Sat Oct 12, 2019 10:10 am

"Highway 140 is closed between Colorado Road and incline which impedes the access into Yosemite. Visitors to Yosemite can gain access through Highway 120 and Highway 41."
https://abc30.com/briceburg-fire-5100-a ... d/5611007/

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Re: 2019 Fire and Smoke Impact Reports / Maps

Post by Dragonfly » Sun Oct 13, 2019 10:32 am

Access to Yosemite National Park at El Portal remains closed.
Fire update: they're into the mop-up, patrol and rehab phase of the fire. : )
https://www.yourcentralvalley.com/news/ ... -yosemite/

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