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  Honeydew and Canoe Fires - FINAL UPDATE


  
 INCIDENT INFORMATION


Last updated: October 6, 2003 at 6 p.m. See Containment - FINAL UPDATE
Start Date/Time: 2 p.m. September 3, 2003
Administrative Unit: Humboldt-Del Norte
Location: King Range, 14 miles north and 15 miles west of Garberville
Acres Burned: Honeydew Fire 11,861/ Canoe Fire 10,253
Containment: 100% See News Release
Control: Full control is estimated 11/15/03.
Structures Destroyed: 2 residences damaged.
Injuries: 64
Cause: Lightning
Cooperating Agencies: CDF, US Forest Service, CA State Parks, National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management, local government
Total Fire Personnel: 1,146
Fire crews: 28 (26 CDF)
Engines: 61 (55 CDF)
Helicopters: 4
Dozers: 11 (5 CDF)
Water tenders: 12
Costs to date: $28.7 million
Major Incident Command Team: #5
Conditions: There is a significant risk to firefighters as large trees within the Canoe Fire are falling over as the fire weakens their root system.
The Canoe Fire is approximately 95% contained.
The Honeydew Fire is 98% contained.
Resource demobilization is in progress.
Responsibility for the fire will transition from Incident Command Team #5 to the CDF Humboldt-Del Norte Unit at 7a.m. today.





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