Monday, May 27, 2013

White Fire in Los Padres National Forest

  May 27, 2013:   The White Fire, southeast of Lake Cachuma and 12 miles southeast of Santa Ynez started around 2:45 PM today, and has grown to 700 acres.

Fire reported on Hwy 12 at Burson Rd

  At around 10 PM on May 27, 2013 a grass fire was reported on Hwy 12 at Burson Rd in Burson. CHP and fire are enroute to the scene.

Wood on Hwy 49--Jackson area

   At 8:18 PM on May 27, 2013 a caller reported that there is wood spilled on Hwy 49 in the Jackson area.

   Use caution in that area until it is cleaned up. CHP is enroute to the scene.

General Fire in San Diego County now 900 acres

  May 27, 2013:  At 6:30 PM CalFire reported that the General Fire in San Diego County has grown to 900 acres, but is now 42% contained.

   There are 1217 firefighters, 52 engines, 8 helicopters, 4 dozers and 24 watertenders fighting this fire.


Traffic accident in Farmington

   Two vehicles were involved in a traffic accident on Hwy 4 at Buckman in Farmington at around 4:25 PM on May 27, 2013.

   CHP is at the scene. No injuries were reported and the vehicles are not blocking the road.

Marine goes on shooting spree

  A Marine based at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina went on a shoorting rampage

Alleged DUI caused accident on Hwy 49

   According to CHP, on May 25, 2013 Mark Menchaca (48) of Altaville,

General Electric investing in oil and gas drilling

   General Electric is one of America's corporate giants and they must be betting that investing billions of dollars in the new boom of oil and gas drilling, or fracking, is worth the risk.

   They appear to believe that cutting-edge science will improve profits for clients and reduce the environmental and health effects. Clearly they see big money in the investment.

Shockiing interview of Bob Dole

   Bob Dole is a Republican who goes back a long way in the US, as a Senator and Presidential candidate.

Congressman sends Memorial Day message

   The only elected official to send out a Memorial Day message today was Congressman

Hit and Run in Valley Springs

   May 27, 2013 at 9:32 AM a hit and run was reported on Gold Creek Drive in Valley Springs. CHP is enroute to the scene.

   No injuries were reported.

Fire in San Diego area 750 acres

  May 27, 2013 at 7 AM:   The General Fire, the second one in a week near Julian in San Diego County, was reported at noon on May 26, 2013.

   It has now grown to 750 acres. No structures are immediately threatened.