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Day Fire News and Coverage

by Tyler Suchman October 14, 2006

A little more coverage of The Ojai Post and it’s role in the Day Fire over at the VC Reporter, “Citizen journalist
From the U.S. Forest Service
The Forest Service announced that it has significantly reduced the
size of the closure surrounding the Day Fire, but that some areas of the
Angeles and Los…

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Ojai Fire Watch: Last Scheduled Update

by Tyler Suchman October 3, 2006

From the Forest Service, this is the last regularly scheduled update on the Day Fire. Additional information will be provided periodically regarding progress toward full control of the fire, as well as the work of the BAER (Burned Area Emergency Response) team. After the jump, read the report and learn…

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Ojai Fire Watch: Containment!

by Tyler Suchman October 2, 2006

Forest Service / Inciweb.org
The Day Fire was declared fully contained at 6:00 p.m. this evening. Firefighters completed construction and improvement of 163-miles of fireline to surround the 254-square-mile fire. Containment is a very important first step in eventual control of the fire and means that the fire has been surrounded.…

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Ojai Fire Watch: Weekend Thread

by Tyler Suchman October 1, 2006

Forest Service / Inciweb.org
As of 6:00 a.m. today, the fire has burned 162,547 acres and is 87 percent contained. Containment is projected by Monday, Oct. 2 at 6:00 p.m. Suppression cost to date is $67,312,379. All evacuation advisories have been lifted; all Red Cross shelters are closed. Full report after the…

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Ojai Fire Watch: Day Fire – 9/29 Friday Thread

by Tyler Suchman September 29, 2006

[12:31pm] Forest Service / Inciweb.org (10:23am report)
US Forest ServiceFirefighters are very appreciative of all of the community support shown them over the past few weeks. While there is no mechanism for accepting donations of food or other items for the firefighters (everything has already been provided for them), they offer a big “thank…

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Ojai Fire Watch: Day Fire – 9/28 Thursday Thread

by Tyler Suchman September 28, 2006

[Update: 8:27pm] Fire Department(7:25pm report)
VCFD issues the same statement at the Sheriff’s Dept. below regarding fundraising scams.

High temperatures and low humidity are expected to keep fire conditions exteme.Relatively calm conditions today assisted firefighter efforts directed at improving contingency lines around structure protection forces and mopup. Estimated property saved from the…

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Ojai Fire Watch: Day Fire – 9/27 Wednesday Thread

by Tyler Suchman September 27, 2006

[9:36am] City Council Meeting – September 26, 7:30pm
I attended the City Council meeting, which had a Day Fire update. Visit after the jump for all of the notes
[Update: 9:55pm] Forest Service / Inciweb.org
Inciweb.org was down all day, appears to be back up. Following update via email from Forest Service, 9:37pm:
US Forest ServiceFire activity…

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Ojai Fire Watch: Day Fire – 9/26 Tuesday Thread

by Tyler Suchman September 26, 2006

[Update: 9:32pm] Forest Service / Inciweb.org (9:19pm report)
Firefighters are working to contain a 2,000 to 3,000-acre advance that occurred today when the fire crossed Lockwood Valley Road in the vicinity of the Grade Valley Road. Firefighters experienced extreme fire behavior in the Lockwood Valley with rapid rates of spread and 300-foot…

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Ojai Fire Watch: Day Fire – 9/25 Monday Thread

by Tyler Suchman September 25, 2006

DAY FIRE RESOURCE PAGE

[Update: 1:36am]Everything below is the latest available information. ‘night, Ojai.
[Update 9:44pm] Forest Service / Inciweb.org (9:19 report)
The fire escaped containment lines late this afternoon on the northwest perimeter, crossing Piru Creek and moving north up Sheep Canyon toward the community of Lockwood Valley. It was attacked aggressively with…

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Ojai Fire Watch: Day Fire – 9/24 Sunday Evening Thread

by Tyler Suchman September 24, 2006

DAY FIRE RESOURCE PAGE

We’re moving to an evening thread for information until tomorrow AM. Please post updates, questions, etc., in the comments. The following Fire Department and Forest Service updates are the last of the evening here. Sleep well…
[Update: 10:27pm] VC Fire Department (10:19 report)
Fire may be visible in the Santa…

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