June Lightning 2019
FIRE
122
acres
41.2 mi
NW of Ridgecrest, CA
100%
containment
CONTAINED
Last Updated: 4 days ago
Incident #: NWCG-6396
Fire Start: Sunday, June 16, 2019 9:30 PM PDT

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential


Fire Weather Forecast


Incident Overview Updated: 1 week ago

Patrol status

Kernville, Ca. Update - Lightning Fires: Kern Plateau originating June 17th from a thunder storm.

The fires are located in the South Sierra Wilderness, in extremely steep, rocky terrain, thus proving to be difficult to access for personnel. Fires have been dropped to a Type 5 incident and camp at Troy Overflow has been wrapped up.

Both the Bald and Lost fires are now in patrol status. Firefighters did an excellent job of meeting goals, and utilizing MIST tactics in the Wilderness.




Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Lightning
Date of Origin:
Monday June 17th, 2019 approx. 04:30 AM
Location:
1)East of Jackass and north of Dead Horse Meadow.2) 5 miles northwest of Bald Mountain Lookout.
Incident Commander:
Lost: M. Ball w/ G. Gillespie (trainee). Bald: R. Baker, C. Thompson - trainee
Incident Description:
Lightning Fires Due To June Storm Activity Over The Kern Plateau.
Coordinates:
36.064, -118.185

Current Situation

Total Personnel:
1
Size (Acres):
122
Containment:
100%
Fuels Involved:
Mixed Conifer and Pinyon, Manzanita and Mountain Mahogany

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions:
Patrol Status
Projected Incident Activity:
Patrol Status
Remarks:
Bald Fire: In Patrol Status 22.3 ac. Lost Fire: 122 acres Patrol Status

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