• Effective immediately we will be deleting, without notice, any negative threads or posts that deal with the use of encryption and streaming of scanner audio.

    We've noticed a huge increase in rants and negative posts that revolve around agencies going to encryption due to the broadcasting of scanner audio on the internet. It's now worn out and continues to be the same recycled rants. These rants hijack the threads and derail the conversation. They no longer have a place anywhere on this forum other than in the designated threads in the Rants forum in the Tavern.

    If you violate these guidelines your post will be deleted without notice and an infraction will be issued. We are not against discussion of this issue. You just need to do it in the right place. For example:
    https://forums.radioreference.com/rants/224104-official-thread-live-audio-feeds-scanners-wait-encryption.html

Arcadia Brush Fire

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landonjensen

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Sierra Madre 400 Acre Brush Fire

Currently around 350-400 acres..

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LACOFD: Blue 5, 10, Tac19, Tac21.
AirTankers USFS 135.9750
Verdugo ICIS Red 4
Verdugo UHF/VHF (Old System) Red 5 Red 10 Green 3 Green 7
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Fire Update, Sunday, 4-27-08, 2:30 pm
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Sunday, April 27, 2008, Update 2:30 PM

All Sierra Madre schools, public and private, have been cancelled for Monday, April 28, 2008.

Evacuations are to remain in place through Monday, April 27, 2008 at 6:00 a.m. provided that the fire conditions remain steady. All residents are still strongly urged to leave their homes if they are in the mandatory evacuation area.

Background – new information in bold
The Santa Anita Fire began on Saturday, April 26th has currently burned under 400 acres of wildland urban interface. The only structure damaged at this time is a small out building off of Lotus Lane.

Two firefighters have been injured, one was stung by a bee yesterday afternoon; the other strained his knee working in the steep terrain.

The fire is 5% contained and we are looking at 4-5 days for full containment.

Approximately 1000 people have been evacuated from Oak Crest Drive across Carter Avenue to East Mira Monte Avenue, continuing down Mountain Trail Avenue, across Grandview Avenue to Santa Anita Avenue.

The American Red Cross has opened a shelter at the Hart Park House, 222 W. Sierra Madre Blvd. The number for the American Red Cross is 626-799-0841 x270. A second shelter at the Congregational Church, 170 W. Sierra Madre Blvd. in Sierra Madre, will be available after 4 pm.
 

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I don't live too far from there but I'm not in any fire danger. I'm close enough to listen to the fire frequencies, makes for good listening. Unfortunately a lot of people have been temporarily evacuated and some structures have burned. I wish the fire fighters and the residents the best, it's a really tough job. Hopefully no more of them will get injured.
 

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Ca | Sierra Madre | Large Brush Fire | U/d: Chantry Flats (santa Anita Ic) | 23% Containment, 4 Ff Injured, 490 Acres Apprx, 5-7 Days For Containment.
 
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