2:50, also by Eduardo. That is Pico Blanco on the left peaking up:
2:30 – Current photo from Clear Ridge by Eduardo Eizner
1:30 pm – I just completed my second interview of the day, this one with San Jose Mercury News. I used the opportunity to explain the terrain, the difficulty fighting fires here, and how most fires are started by illegal campfires, as we expect this one was, and also regarding the traffic problems due to people coming down to look and interfering with firefighters and residents trying to evacuated. I will use all of these opportunities to educate our city brethren.
12:00 noon – Just got word from Joe Bennett, the Condor biologist that our condor chicks are out of harm’s way, for now. They are keeping a close eye on the situtation.
KION just reported the death of a dozer operator on the Soberanes Fire. Sigh. It was a news flash, so I have no details.
IR interpretive data from last night’s flight, interpreted size 22,156 acres, growth 2,845 acres
IR Topo Map
7:28 am – oh, dear … Another large plume going up.
Today’s IR maps from John Chesnut. Blue lines indicate Tuesday’s perimeter.