Last modified on Aug 18, 2012

Wye Fire (includes the Walker Fire)

Wye Fire (includes the Walker Fire) Incident Information:
Last Updated: August 18, 2012 7:00 am   FINAL
Date/Time Started: August 12, 2012 3:52 pm  
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE Sonoma-Lake-Napa Unit  
County: Lake and Colusa Counties  
Location: Highway 20 east of Highway 53 and Clearlake Oaks  
Acres Burned - Containment: 7,934 acres  
Estimated - Containment: 7,934 acres - 100% contained  
Structures Destroyed:2 structures & 1 outbuilding destroyed and 2 damaged.  
Evacuations: All evacuation orders have been lifted.  
Injuries: 3  
Cause: Under Investigation 
Cooperating Agencies: CAL FIRE, Lake County Sheriff’s Office, Colusa County Sheriff’s Office, CHP, CALTRANS, PG&E, Red Cross, Bureau of Land Management, CA Dept. of Corrections and Rehabilitation and dozens of local fire agencies.  
Total Fire Personnel: 138 (133 CAL FIRE) (1,254 at pea  
Total Fire Engines: 10 CAL FIRE (133 at peak 8/15)  
Total Fire crews: 4 CAL FIRE (28 at peak 8/15)  
Total Helicopters: 1 (5 at peak 8/15)  
Total Dozers: 2 CAL FIRE (9 at peak 8/15)  
Total Water Tenders: 3 (8 at peak 8/15)  
Incident Management Team: CAL FIRE Incident Management Team 4  
Conditions: Demobilization of fire crews and engines will continue to be in progress.

Motorists are encouraged to exercise extreme caution and reduce speed while driving in the fire area as firefighting personnel and equipment will be present for several days.

Hunting restrictions have been lifted.  

Phone Numbers  (707) 967-4207 (Wye Fire Call Center) 
Phone Numbers  (707) 967-4208 (Wye Fire Call Center) 

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