Saturday, March 22, 2008

Hand crews rest after a long day of mop up

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Essentially out but we're keeping a close eye on it.

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Summit Fire, Saturday Morning

Crews overnight kept the fire within the containment perimeter despite winds gusting to 20 mph. Mop up in heavy fuels continues this morning and will likely last through a good portion of the day.

Friday, March 21, 2008

Summit fire update

The fire is contained but still hot. The community can expect smoke in the air overnight and tomorrow. Crews will remain at the fire overnight.
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Engines 3641 and 1774 pump the Summit Fire

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Mopping up on Division A



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Captain Coryell keeps an eye on the line on Division B




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Looking down into the fire from the head

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Heavy fuels and lots of snags

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Backfire on Division B

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Crews work Division A

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Summit Fire as seen from Staging

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Wildland Fire in the Summit Rd. / Loma Chaquita area

Loma Prieta Fire, Cal Fire, Santa Clara County Fire, Scotts Valley Fire, Casa Loma Fire and Uvas Fire are involved in suppression efforts up on the ridge top at the County Line. Currently the fire is at one acre in very rough terrain.

At this time no instructions have been given for evacuations.

Monday, March 17, 2008

The fire on Mt. Charlie is contained.

The Fire on Mt. Charlie Rd. below Riva Ridge was quickly contained by units from Cal Fire, Loma Prieta Volunteer Fire and Santa Clara County Fire. Less than one acre it was the result of a backyard burn that strayed from its intended enclosure

Hand Crews work the Mt. Charlie fire

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The fire on Mt. Charlie is contained.

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