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Riverside County Fire Department in cooperation with CAL FIRE

Incident Name: Mias (CONTAINED) Type of Incident: Vegetation Fire
Incident Address: 10000 Block Mias Canyon Road Incident Number: CA-RRU-100198
Community: Banning Date Reported: 8/14/2017
Time Reported: 3:45 PM
Fatalities: 0  Major: 0  Moderate: 0  Minor: 0  Non Injury: 0
Transported Ground Ambulances: 0 Est. Containment Time: 8/20/2017 4:00 PM
Air Ambulance: 0 Est. Control Time:
Loss: $0.00
Saved: $0.00 Evacuations: No
Cause: Tree branch into power lines. Tree weakened due to an established active beehive inside of the tree. Evacuation Comments:

Current Situation

(Recent updates are posted at the top of the Current Situation)
UPDATE 8/20/17 @ 4:49 p.m. - The fire is now 100% contained at 545 acres.
 
UPDATE 8/19/17 @ 6:47 p.m. - The fire remains 545 acres and is now 98% contained.
 
UPDATE 8/18/17 @ 6:05 p.m. - The fire remains at 545 acres and is now 97% contained. Unless any significant activity occurs, the next update will be posted tomorrow morning.
 
UPDATE 8/18/18 @ 8:22 a.m. - The fire remains 545 acres and is now 95% contained.
 
UPDATE 8/17/17 @ 6:40 p.m. - The fire remains 545 acres and is now 90% contained.
 
UPDATE 8/17/17 @ 7:45 a.m. - The fire remains 545 acres and is 85% contained.
 
UPDATE 8/16/17 @ 5:45 p.m. - The fire is 545 acres and 80% contained. Unless significant activity occurs, the next update will be posted tomorrow morning.
 
UPDATE 8/16/17 @ 7:45 a.m. - The fire remains at 540 acres and is now 50% contained.
 
UPDATE 8/15/17 @ 7:28 p.m. - The fire is 40% contained and remains 540 acres. The next update will be in the morning (8/16/17) unless significant fire activity occurs.
 
UPDATE 8/15/17 @ 7:29 a.m. - The fire 540 acres (due to better mapping) and 5% contained.
 
UPDATE 8/14/17 @ 9:03 p.m. - The fire remains 600 acres and 5% contained. The cause of the fire has been determined to be a tree branch that fell into powerlines. The branch had been weakened by an active beehive inside of the tree. This is the final update for the evening unless significant fire activity occurs. The next update will be in the morning (8/15/17).
 
UPDATE 8/14/17 @ 7:23 p.m. - The fire is 600 acres and 5% contained.
 
UPDATE 8/14/17 @ 6:04 p.m. - The fire is 350 acres and 0% contained.
 
UPDATE 8/14/17 @ 5:37 p.m. - The fire is now 150 acres and 0% contaned.
 
UPDATE 8/14/17 @ 4:50 p.m. - The fire is now 50 acres burning into medium to heavy brush. Additional ground and air resources have been started to the incident.
 
CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters responded to reports of a vegetation fire near the 10000 block of Mias Canyon Road in Banning. Firefighters are on scene of a vegetation fire approximately ten acres in size. Updates will be posted as information becomes available.

Resources Assigned

Firefighters: 278 Helicopters: 3 Utilities: Yes
Law Enforcement: Yes Engine Companies: 30 Air Tankers: 7
Air Attack: Yes Truck Companies: 0 Fire Crews: 7
EMD: No Overhead Personnel: 17 Water Tenders: 5
American Red Cross: No Fire Investigator: Yes Bulldozers: 3
Public Information Officer: Yes Displaced Persons: No RVC Medics: 0
Ambulance Air: 0  Ground: 0
Specialized Equipment: None, Helitender,

Cooperating Agencies

CAL FIRE/Riverside, California Highway Patrol (CHP), Morongo Fire Department, Riverside County Fire Department, Riverside County Sheriff’s Office, Southern California Edison, USFS – San Bernardino,
Prepared By: April Newman Information Center: (951) 940-6985
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