STATION FIRE

September 9, 2009

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Along with the loss of life and homes, this photo encompasses the reason I feel great sadness regarding the Station Fire. ¬†As of this post, here’s the information from the incident report (note that the Est Containment Date has been pushed back one week!):

Basic Information

Incident Type Wildfire
Cause Arson
Date of Origin Wednesday August 26th, 2009 approx 03:30 PM
Location Los Angeles River Ranger District / Angeles National Forest
Incident Commander Dietrich / Fender

Current Situation

Total Personnel 4,497
Size 160,357 acres
Percent Contained 62%
Estimated Containment Date Tuesday September 15th, 2009 approx 06:00 PM