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Friday, July 13, 2012

Today's fire news (Friday)

This is mixed news for the Robbins Fire. The fire is currently at 800 acres and only 10% containment tonight. Firefighters today were successful on structural protection and in containing slope over but the main fire is burning uncontrolled in very difficult terrain. Onshore trends will lower humities and temperatures which will slow the fire overnight, but these conditions could increase winds during the day driving the velocity of the fire. Always hard to say – but this fire, given the difficult access, could be burning for quite some time. Currently no structures have been lost and the fire is burning in a very lightly populated area. (you can get up to date news from

WE're experiencing a bit of smoke here today.  Not terrible, but you can smell the fire.  Should cool here 2-4 degrees over the weekend.  The good news is the lake is PERFECT for swimming.

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