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Alamo Fire in Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties explodes to 19,000 acres

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SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (KABC) --

Evacuation orders were issued after a brush fire along the border of Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties exploded in size Saturday to 19,000, officials said.

The so-called Alamo Fire was 10 percent contained as of Saturday morning, according to an update published on Santa Barbara County's official Twitter account.

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https://www.noozhawk.com/article/vegetation_fire_reported_at_camp_whittier_in_the_santa_ynez_valley

Fires are popping off everywhere in Cali right now!  

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Just now, GT500 said:

Gonna be a long summer 

stay safe 

It's really hot here. 108 is kinda normal, but it's been 116 lately. I have my bugout bag. :)  And animal cages, etc. 

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From what I can tell it appears that most the Western US and parts of Canada are currently on fire. Have a look at the fire map.

https://fsapps.nwcg.gov/afm/

 

IMSR Summary
July 10th, 2017


National Preparedness Level
Level 4
National Fire Activity
Initial attack activity: Moderate (232) new fires
New large incidents: 20
Large fires contained: 7
Uncontained large fires: 60
Area Command Teams Committed: 0
NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 6
Type 2 IMTs committed: 13

Source:
Incident Management Situation Report

 

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