Assisted by officer Joe Rodriguez, he concluded that the fire most likely started below a large, white-faced rock.
Firefighters are concerned about the community of Green Valley with their 250 homes and 1,000 residents. Friday the humidity will be in the single digits, while the wind will be out of the north and northeast at 8 to 11 mph with gusts to 20 in the morning — stronger on the ridgetops.
More than 800 personnel are now deployed to help battle the fire, which is burning toward the northwest.
Unfortunately the information about the Powerhouse fire on InciWeb has at times been hopelessly out of date considering how quickly this fire is moving and the number of residents affected. A flareup prompted authorities to briefly evacuate about 25 homes along a canyon road in the Angeles National Forest Friday morning but residents were later allowed to return.
We want to hear what you think about this article. The map of the Powerhouse fire below is a zoomed in version of the northeast portion of the fire where it has burned up to and in some areas past the communities of Lake Hughes and Lake Elizabeth. In addition to Mr.
Share this: PT, June 3, 2013 The Powerhouse fire is now listed at 32,008 acres and 60 percent containment. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Firefighters are cleaning up the fireline and burning out to remove fuels. Similar conditions will likely redevelop Tuesday afternoon and evening. Photo by Greg Cleveland.
The media is reporting that it has burned 400 to 600 acres. But the satellite data is frequently wrong by one to two miles. Popular Stories.
One of the DC-10 air tankers carrying 11,600 gallons of fire retardant will join the fire fight today, on the first day of its 5-year exclusive use contract with the U. Friday and could be 5,000 to 7,000 acres.
About 550-600 firefighting personnel have been deployed. Forest Service , efforts in battling the Powehouse Fire now include —.