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Last updated: Noon., September 22, 2003
Start Date/Time: 10 a.m. September 3, 2003
Administrative Unit: Humboldt-Del Norte
Location: King Range, 14 miles north and 15 miles west of Garberville
Acres Burned: 10,490
Containment: 40%
Control: 0%
Structures Destroyed: 2 residences damaged
Threatened: 450 residences, 80 commercial buildings and outbuildings.
Evacuations: Not at this time.
Injuries: 17
Cause: Lightning
Cooperating Agencies: CDF, US Forest Service, National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management, local government
Total Fire Personnel: 1,894
Fire crews: 70 (55 CDF)
Engines: 75 (73 CDF)
Airtankers: 2 CDF
Helicopters: 14 (1 CDF)
Dozers: 9 (8 CDF)
Water tenders: 10
Costs to date: $11.2 million
Major Incident Command Team: #5
Conditions: Extremely steep, inaccessible terrain is making progress very slow.
Weather is hot and dry.
The 1,249 acre Canoe fire is burning in the same area.

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