6/15 UPDATE: UPDATE- Overnight cooler temperatures & marine layer helped FF’s increase containment to 30%. The acreage remains 600 acres, however, GPS mapping later today, coupled with large swaths of unburned vineyards inside perimeter may reduce acres burned.
4 pm – aa puts this one at 600 acres
3 letter designator: SBC
Fire name: Drum
Location: 7369 W. Hwy 246 west of Buellton
Reported acres: 20
Rate of spread: Rapid
Report on Conditions: Wind driven fire moving east in light to medium fuels, 20-25 mph winds. Potential for 800+ acres
Structure threat: mandatory evacuations N/O Highway 246 from Dominguez Road east to Bobcat Springs
Resources: SBC 2nd alarm, 1AA, T72, T74, T75, T79, T102, COPT 699R
Weather: https://www.wunderground.com/dashboard/pws/KCABUELL20 22
Scanner link: https://www.broadcastify.com/webPlayer/747 72
Webcam link: http://www.alertwildfire.org/centralcoast/index.html?camera=Axis-SYP&v=81e002f 134
Agency Website: https://twitter.com/EliasonMike 45
Drum IC has expanded the evacuation ORDER east to US Highway 101 from Dominguez Road, north of Hwy 246. Drum IC has requested law enforcement to assist w evacuations.
|3:02 PM||11|| B3-042B CAMPBELL / SR246 CLOSED|
|2:57 PM||10|| BC LINE 70 – NOTIFY S3 AND ROLL DOT|
|2:55 PM||9|| [Notification] [CHP]-SBSO LL / REQ HARD CLOSURE OF SR246 FROM AOF TO CAMPBELL / BOTH DIRECTIONS [Shared]|
|2:17 PM||8|| RP LIVES ON MEADOWLARK / HOUSE BEING ENVELOPED BY SMOKE / INQ IF SHE SHOULD LEAVE|
|1:57 PM||7|| [Appended, 13:58:04]  RP INQ IF SHE NEEDS TO EVACUATE DUE THE FIRE|
|1:14 PM||6|| 1039 SBSO|
|1:06 PM||5|| RP ADV FIRE GOING 97|
|1:02 PM||4|| A3-004 97 ACROSS FROM DOMINGOS / SEVERAL HUNDRED YARDS FROM RDWY|
|12:56 PM||3|| NOT AFFECTING RDWY|
|12:54 PM||2|| ON NORTH SIDE OF RDWY|
|12:52 PM||1|| GRASS FIRE|
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It’s looking to be here, there, and everywhere time once again. The tensions ramp up as the tourists return.
Is it November yet??