CALFIRE: Morgan Territory Fire Now 60 Percent Contained

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As of 6:00 pm Tuesday evening, CALFIRE has confirmed that the Morgan Territory Fire is now 60% contained and the total acres burned have remained at 3,243 which was reported nearly 12-hours ago. It should also be noted that all evacuation orders and the remaining road closure have been lifted.

Yesterday afternoon, it was reported that fire reached 3,718 acres, but due to infrared image mapping, it shows a drop in acreage to 3,243 acres. CALFIRE also stated that they have a total of 705 firefighters still on location and are expected to have the fire fully contained by Sept. 14

Road Closures

All evacuations and road closures have been lifted

Cooperating Agencies Include:

CAL FIRE, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District, Contra Costa Fire Protection District, San Ramon Valley Fire, East Bay Regional Parks, CALOES, CDCR, California State Parks, California Highway Patorl, CalTrans, Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Department, Contra Costa Public Works, Clayton PD, PG&E, America Red Cross and the Salvation Army.

  • Total Fire Personnel: 1,413
  • Total Fire Engines: 143
  • Total Fire Crews: 38
  • Total Airtankers: 4
  • Total Helicopters: 5
    Total Dozers: 19
  • Total Water Tenders: 10

Morgan Incident Report
http://cdfdata.fire.ca.gov/incidents/incidents_details_info?incident_id=908

Photo By Sam S.


3 COMMENTS

  1. God bless all those who did everything possible to contain this fire and protect lives and homes. God bless you all! Thank you!!

  2. Thank you, thank you, thank you from all of us who live and have property in the Marsh Creek area! Thank you to all of the firefighters and support personnel! Thank you from the bottoms of our hearts!!!

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