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Jerusalem Fire

  • Lake & Napa counties County
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  • Started: Aug 10, 2015
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  • Last Updated: Tuesday, August 25, 2015 8:45 PM
Containment

100%

Acres Burned

25,118

No new updates for this fire. 25118 acres have burned, and the fire has been 100% contained. The cause was under investigatio

I WANT TO KNOW

Do people near this fire need to evacuate?

YES
Evacuation orders have been issued. Learn more

Have any road closures been announced?

NO
No nearby roads are closed at this time.

What is the air quality like near the fire?

Good
Air quality is acceptable; however, for some pollutants there may be a moderate health concern for a very small number of people who are unusually sensitive to air pollution.
Note: Air quality varies by location. To check the air quality in your neighborhood, click here.

Additional Details

EVACUATIONS

All evacuations and road closures have been lifted.SAFETY MESSAGEIf you see electrical wires on the ground, stay clear and contact PG&E immediately. Trees and poles with deep charring, particularly if still smoking, should be considered hazardous. Please drive slowly as emergency personnel are in the area. Subject to Change Based on Operational Conditions.As you re-enter your property and evaluate damage, be aware that hazardous conditions may exist, particularly if a residence or out-building has burned. Hazards may include asbestos, heavy metals, byproducts or plastic combustion and various other chemicals.Various agencies will also be involved with the Jerusalem Fire recovery effort and may provide additional assistance to property owners. Further details are forthcoming. In the meantime, it is recommended that you bring your questions and coordinate your clean-up efforts with the Lake County Residents Help Line at: 1.800.325.9604

SCHOOL CLOSURES

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CAUSE

Under Investigatio

INJURIES

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STRUCTURES THREATENED

0

STRUCTURES DESTROYED

6 residences, 21 outbuilding

DAMAGE ASSESSMENT

9 residences 18 outbuildings

CONDITIONS

The Jerusalem Fire, north of Middletown, in Lake County is 100% as of 8/24/15 at 6:00 PM. An engine crew will be patrolling the fire area and monitoring conditions for the next few days. All other fire personnel have been released or reassigned to other incidents. Fire season will continue in all areas of California until a significant amount of rain (consistent wet weather pattern) reaches the drought stricken State. CAL FIRE asks all residents to review the READY, SET, GO Program with their families and be ready to implement the Program, if an emergency incident occurs in your neighborhood. Plan, Prepare and Practice!â??RESIDENTS ARE URGED TO STAY VIGILANT AND ADHERE TO ANY CHANGES IN EVACUATIONS AND ROAD CLOSURESâ?. Fire activity and direction can change at any time, be prepared and stay informed. With the elevated fire danger, we are asking everyone to use extreme caution, â??Ready, Set, Goâ?. For more information on how to prepare for wildfires, go to www.readyforwildfire.org.

DATA SOURCE

CalFire GeoMAC

ADMINISTRATIVE UNIT

CAL FIRE Sonoma-Lake-Napa Unit

COOPERATING AGENCIES

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PHONE NUMBERS

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