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Cal Fire 'Sites Complex' Wildfire Monitoring Info

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Aug 17, 2007
The 'Sites Complex' wildfire is burning at the Coastal Range's merge into the Central Valley platte & foothills of rural Colusa county on the border with Lake & Glenn counties. It is currently 10% contained at nearly 2500 acres within extremely hazardous, difficult/rugged terrain. There is currently a threat that this complex may merge with the MNF's "Mill" wildfire incident.

See: http://cdfdata.fire.ca.gov/incidents/incidents_details_info?incident_id=658 for additional info...

Active frequencies in use as follows:

Unit Local: 151.34 MHz (CTCSS Tone 136.5) - Cal Fire LNU East, for resource requests/dispatch
Command: 151.355 Mhz (CSQ) - Cal Fire CDF 1/Tone-12, for incident command.
Local County Fire: 154.370 MHz (Tone 100.0) - Colusa County Fire Dispatch/Command
Air Logistics: 167.950 MHz (FM/CSQ) - BLM Air Attack
Air Attack: 122.925 MHz (AM/CSQ) - Victor Air-to-Air
Air-to-Ground: 151.22 MHz (FM/CSQ) - Cal Fire Air-to-Ground primary

I can only assume use of White Fire mutaid tacticals for local agency & Cal Fire interoperability, but haven't heard anything there as yet. Also monitoring Air Guard 168.625 Mhz...
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