Fire on Mount Boucherie?

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Re: Fire on Mount Boucherie?

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Jx3 wrote:Castanet was reporting that the fire was fully "contained" at 5:20 PM yesterday.

Contained is good but under control or extinguished is better. Emergency Operations reported the fire was "contained but not fully under control in their 5:14 pm news release.
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Jx3 wrote: Castanet was reporting that the fire was fully "contained" at 5:20 PM yesterday.


oneh2obabe wrote:Contained is good but under control or extinguished is better. Emergency Operations reported the fire was "contained but not fully under control in their 5:14 pm news release.


My point exactly! Thank you.

Your previous post stated that it would likely be "contained" sometime today when in fact it has been fully contained for quite some time already. Just needs to be fully extinguished now.
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Re: Fire on Mount Boucherie?

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Havent looked at the hill since 6:30 this morning but at that time, there was still some thin smoke and some obvious small hot spots but otherwise, looks like they got it.
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yay I am happy, now ship the bombers back to apex.
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Did the bombers hit it again this morning? Would have thought the helo's could have taken care of the few remaining hot spots.
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Did the bombers hit it again this morning? Would have thought the helo's could have taken care of the few remaining hot spots.


I was thinking the same thing.
Have not seen or heard any "air assets” working the fire this morning. There are still several spot fires burning by the looks of things. All that would need to happen is a bit of afternoon wind to get it all going again.
Anyway, I like to think there are professionals out there with far greater knowledge than I assessing the situation.
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One of my friends who lives close to Mt Boo said that last night she was watching the helicopters with the buckets but they werent bucketing the fire, they were dropping water into the large bladders for the ground crews to use. We drove by around 1:30 and there are still hot spots smoking but you could see flashes in the area which to me implies that there are ground crew doing the work now..not a helicopter in site today...
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there are 4 choppers on the unconfined Apex fire right now.
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I wish they would quit blocking east boundary . There's nothing going on . And then they divert you through subdivisions that can't handle traffic . Some kid is going to get run over . Irritating
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Does anyone else see that orange glow on the south side of the mountain?
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There is a strong smell of smoke. I live right by Hudson School. Anyone know what's going on?
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My daughter is in Shannon Lake and said there was a fire, they have been watching it and it is getting bigger. We saw a firetruck up on the hill.
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Did she say the fire was a house or the forest?
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Boucherie or Shannon Lake? No other reports of it. Are you drinking moonshine?
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