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Valley Fire

  • Lake County
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  • Started: Sep 13, 2015
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  • Last Updated: Friday, October 16, 2015 9:45 AM
Containment

100%

Acres Burned

76,067

No new updates for this fire. 76067 acres have burned, and the fire has been 100% contained. The cause was under investigatio

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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

Residents are being allowed back into all communities affected by the Valley Fire.Evacuation Centers:Red Cross Shelters:Twin Pine Casino, 22223 SR 29 in Middletown.

SCHOOL CLOSURES

n/a

CAUSE

Under Investigatio

INJURIES

4

STRUCTURES THREATENED

2,953 residential

STRUCTURES DESTROYED

1,958 structures destroyed, 93 structures damaged

CONDITIONS

Helicopters may be operating over the fire area as part of the mop-up operation. Firefighters continue to improve existing lines and mopping up hot spots across the fire area. Rehabilitation is underway to restore the natural landscape that may have been altered during initial firefighting efforts. Damage Inspection Teams have completed primary and secondary assessments of the structures destroyed by the Valley Fire. A total of 1958 structures have been destroyed including; 1280 homes, 27 multi-family structures, 66 commercial properties, and 585 other minor structures such as outbuildings and sheds. 93 structures have been damaged including; 41 homes, 7 commercial properties, and 45 other minor structures. All traffic restrictions denying access into the community of Cobb and the surrounding areas have been lifted. Some utility services have not been restored. For information regarding utility services, please contact (800) PGE-5000.With so many structures destroyed, the damage assessment continues.Click here for information on structures destroyed.*** Damage Assessment teams continue to collect information in the affected fire areas***If you are interested in signing up to become a volunteer pleaseclick here. Currently, the need is met, but you can pre-register if the need arises you already signed up.

DATA SOURCE

CalFire GeoMAC

ADMINISTRATIVE UNIT

CAL FIRE Sonoma-Lake-Napa Unit

COOPERATING AGENCIES

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PHONE NUMBERS

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