Last modified on Oct 06, 2003
 

Honeydew and Canoe Fires

Honeydew and Canoe Fires Incident Information:
Last Updated: October 6, 2003 6:00 pm   FINAL
Date/Time Started: September 3, 2003 2:00 pm  
Administrative Unit: CDF Humboldt-Del Norte Unit 
County: Humboldt  
Location: King Range, 14 miles north and 15 miles west of Garberville  
Acres Burned - Containment: Honeydew Fire 11,861/ Canoe Fire 10,253  
Estimated - Containment: 100%  
Structures Destroyed:2 residences damaged.  
Road Closures :Full control is estimated 11/15/03.  
Injuries: 64  
Cause: Lightning 
Cooperating Agencies: CDF, US Forest Service, CA State Parks, National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management, local government  
Total Fire Personnel: 1,146 (2,294 at peak 9/28)  
Total Fire Engines: 61 (55 CDF) (142 at peak 9/28)  
Total Fire crews: 28 (26 CDF) (67 at peak 9/28)  
Total Helicopters: 4 (18 at peak 9/28)  
Total Dozers: 11 (5 CDF) (28 at peak 9/28)  
Total Water Tenders: 12 (28 at peak 9/28)  
Costs to date: $28.7 million  
Incident Management Team: #5  
Conditions: There is a significant risk to firefighters as large trees within the Canoe Fire are falling over as the fire weakens their root system. The Canoe Fire is approximately 95% contained. The Honeydew Fire is 98% contained. Resource demobilization is in progress. Responsibility for the fire will transition from Incident Command Team #5 to the CDF Humboldt-Del Norte Unit at 7a.m. today.  

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