A total of 508 personnel are working the fire, which is anticipated to be fully contained sometime next week. There is still intermittent heat along the perimeter and isolated heat within the interior of the fire. Park personnel are now be in a monitoring operating stance and will shift into suppression repair and emergency repair work over the next several months. Drake leads a team of resource advisors with the Northern Rockies National Incident Management Team (NRNIMT). Please visit these areas of Point Reyes National Seashore at a later, safer time in the future. ASL y subtítulos disponibles en todas las plataformas, interpretación en español disponible en Zoom. Unburnt fuels in the interior of the fire area will continue to burn and may flare up under favorable weather conditions producing more smoke. This number will initially be answered by an automated attendant, from which one can opt to access a name directory, listen to recorded information about the park (i.e., directions to the park; visitor center hours of operation; weather forecast; fire danger information; shuttle bus system status; wildlife updates; ranger-led programs; seasonal events; etc. Marin County Public Hotline: 415-473-7191 (recorded message). 415-464-5100 The Bear Valley area west of the Visitor Center Access Road and south of the Rift Zone Trail is closed to all visitor access until further notice. For the latest information click the News tab or visit our social media channels:- Facebook: PointReyesNPS- Twitter: @PointReyesNPS- YouTube: https://tinyurl.com/yxpjg35c   Maps: See Maps tab for daily fire map update. “We have assumed command of the fire itself,” said Mike Granger, operations section chief for the Northern Rockies Type 1 Incident Management Team.His crew was called in to assist local efforts. Safety reminder: Park visitors and area residents are asked to be mindful of park closures that remain in effect. Please line up along the sloped pathway from near the accessible parking spaces; only one person per family/party/group, please. Fire is burning in heavy coastal shrub, 4 to 8 feet tall and old growth mixed conifer coastal forest. Please maintain at least six feet of physical distance and wear a mask. The Woodward Fire, located in the Point Reyes National Seashore, started August 18th, 2020, around 2:27pm just south of the Woodward Trail, west of the Bear Valley Visitor Center in Olema, California and about one mile inland from Limantour Beach. Please note that if you are calling between 4:30 pm and 10 am, park staff may not be available to answer your call. If you would like to show support, please post "thank you" signs along roadways and in the community where the firefighters will see them. Updates: The Woodward Fire is being managed a type four Incident Command from Yosemite National Park. Both Northern and Southern California geographic areas and the Rocky Mountain Geographic Area are active with large fires… The area and all trails south of Limantour Road* and Bear Valley Road, west of Bear Valley Access Road and Rift Zone Trail, and north of Stewart Trail are closed to all visitor access until further notice. As of Friday, October 23, 2020, the Bear Valley parking lot, Bear Valley Picnic Area, the Earthquake Trail, and the Rift Zone Trail are open. The fuels that continue to burn are large tree trunks and smoldering fuels that are very difficult to access. Blaze reaches 2,000 acres west of Olema, north of Bolinas. 94956 Point Reyes Station California 94956Point Reyes Station, CA 94956, Public Fire InformationEmail: pore_web_master@nps.govPhone: 415-464-5100Hours: *. (Provided by Northern Rockies Incident Management Team) A firefighter with Marin County Fire creates a fire break as the Woodward fire continues to burn near Point Reyes Station on … The Woodward Fire, located in the Point Reyes National Seashore, started August 18th, 2020, around 2:27pm just south of the Woodward Trail, west of the Bear Valley Visitor Center in Olema, California and about one mile inland from Limantour Beach. Fire is burning in area lacking recent fire history. Located in Missoula, Montana, the Center also provides Intelligence and Predictive Services related products for use by the wildland fire community for purposes of wildland fire and incident management … Air resources began operations on August 20 and a federal type 1 National Incident Management Team (NR Team 2) assumed command of the fire on August 23. Status update briefings in the morning also transitioned to Point Reyes National Seashore's Facebook page and will continue to be on Zoom. The fire probably will not be completely extinguished until the park receives rain. This number will initially be answered by an automated attendant, from which one can opt to access a name directory, listen to recorded information about the park (i.e., directions to the park; visitor center hours of operation; weather forecast; fire danger information; shuttle bus system status; wildlife updates; ranger-led programs; seasonal events; etc. The fire is not expected to present significant control problems but if the fire reestablishes beyond containment lines, it would negatively affect private and public infrastructure, lead to evacuations of large swaths of residential areas, endangered species habitat, watersheds which provide salmon habitat, high value agricultural operations, communication sites of local and national importance, tourism opportunities, and associated economic impacts and job losses. With a warming and drying trend as mentioned in the weather forecast, fire activity has increased slightly over the next few days. Northern Rockies Unavailable California Northwest 1 Southern 2 Southwest 3 Northwest ... Woodward CA-RMP 8/19 9/8 SA Blue (Morales) OSC 2020 Staging CA-ONC 8/19 9/11 ... NATIONAL INTERAGENCY INCIDENT MANAGEMENT TEAM ROTATION Team Assignments 2020 Round 3 We continue to receive generous donation offers and truly appreciate all of them. Blaze reaches 700 acres west of Olema, causes evacuation warning. The fire still has interior heat that produce smokes that are visible from the surrounding communities. A recording of the webinar is available of FIRESafe Marin's YouTube Channel. While it keeps the intensity of the fire down, it also hinders both the air resources and planned burnout operations. Close to real-time photos are available from cameras located on Black Mountain, Mount Barnabe, and Mount Vision courtesy of AlertWildfire.org. The North Bay Incident Management Team on Sunday transitioned fire management activities to the Northern Rockies National Incident Management Team. The Northern Rockies National Incident Management Team's public information hotline for the Woodward Fire is 415-851-9970. The NRNIMT is a group of trained officials who respond to emergencies of many kinds like wildfires, hurricanes, tornadoes, and shuttle cleanup. Sequoia and Inyo National Forests . However, widespread wetting rains are unlikely. A recording of the webinar is available of FIRESafe Marin's YouTube Channel. View the North Bay IMT's press briefings that were offered on: The Marin County Fire Department, Point Reyes National Seashore, and the Marin County Sheriff's Department held a digital town hall on Saturday, August 22, 2020. Fire terminology: Visit the National Wildfire Coordinating Group Fire Terminology Glossary at https://www.nwcg.gov/glossary/a-z. The new team is moving its basecamp from the former San Geronimo Golf Course back to the park headquarters in Bear Valley, to be closer to the fire. Check out the Woodward Fire Photo Gallery at the bottom of this page. The public were invited to submit questions in advance for park and fire officials to answer. However, fuels in the interior area of the fire will continue to burn until the winter rains arrive. A warming and drying trend is forecast for, next week with periods of offshore winds developing as early as, Settings - change map background and toggle additional layers. The fire continues to smolder in heavy, dense fuels. A map shows the outline of the Woodward fire in Point Reyes National Seashore on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020. Weather remains the most critical factor needed to … NRCC is the primary logistical and support center for mobilizating wildland firefighting resources in the Northern Rockies Area. The Woodward Fire is being managed by the Northern Rockies National Incident Management Team 2. Fire ASL and captioning available on all platforms, Spanish interpretation available on Zoom. A Type 1 team is the most robust IMT with the most training and experience, dispatched during complex emergency incidents to manage operational, logistical, informational, planning, fiscal, and safety issues. Press briefings were live streamed on Marin County Fire Department's Facebook page. Northern Rockies Team 2, a Type 1 national incident management team (IMT) is mobilizing to the fire. Conditions can change rapidly. While it might not look dangerous, if you were to go into a closed area, and something were to happen to you and you required assistance, everyone might be put in harm's way. August 22, 2020 - Firefighters Rescued By Sonoma County Sheriff Helicopter, August 21, 2020 - Point Reyes National Seashore Closed Due To Fire. The Northern Rockies Coordination Center (NRCC) is the interagency focal point for coordinating the mobilization of resources for wildland fire and other all-hazard incidents throughout the Northern Rockies Area and, when necessary, for assignment throughout the United States. Low fuel moisture values and historic maximum ERC contributed to active fire behavior. Hazardous conditions exist. Wednesday September 30th, 2020 approx. Northern Rockies Incident Management Team 1 . Evacuation Order for Silverhills Road, Fox Drive, and Noren Way to an Evacuation Warning, the Evacuation Warning for Olema, Inverness, Drakes View, and Sea Haven was lifted. A weakening, frontal boundary will push inland with the potential for light, rain over coastal and far northern portions of the North Bay on, Saturday. Thank you for your continued patience during this extraordinary time! (518 KB PDF). CA. Filter - control incident types displayed on map. August 20, 2020 - Woodward Fire Continues to Burn in West Marin. Register at alertmarin.org and NIXLE to receive emergency notifications. Park website authors will add any alerts that are issued overnight when they return to work at 8 am each morning. Email The Fire Is Being Managed By A Type 4 Incident Management Team Under A Full Suppression Strategy. An interactive fire map for the Woodward Fire is available displaying evacuation warning areas, fire perimeter, satellite based thermal imagery, and other features. Updates about the Woodward Fire were posted on Point Reyes National Seashore's Facebook and Twitter pages, InciWeb's Woodward Fire Information page, and on the Marin County Fire Department's Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram accounts, as well as on this page. Warning in place until Monday Evening, August 24. glossary of more commonly used wildland fire terms. View the Great Basin IMT's press briefings that were offered on: View the Northern Rockies National IMT's press briefings that were offered on: From Wednesday, August 19, 2020, through Sunday, August 23, 2020, the Marin County Fire Department, Point Reyes National Seashore, and the Marin County Sheriff's Department held press briefings about the Woodward Fire. August 22, 2020 - Red Flag Warning In Effect for Marin County. Download a park map indicating the area closed due to the Woodward Fire. East Castle Zone SQF Complex. Point Reyes National Seashore west of Highway 1 is closed to all visitors. ), or speak with a ranger. Download a park map indicating the area closed due to the Woodward Fire. Last updated: Thursday, December 3, 2020 They arrived at the Woodward Fire … Marin County also puts out an interactive map that shows current fire extent, hot spots, and evacuation status for the Woodward Fire area at https://bit.ly/2Ex41Ko.Air Quality: Air quality maps are available through the Bay Area Air Quality Management District  at https://www.baaqmd.gov/ . This includes: The following trails are closed until further notice: Coast Trail between Stewart Trail and Laguna Road (across the road from the Hostel), At 6 pm on Friday, September 4, the Marin County Sheriff's Office, in collaboration with Marin County Fire Department, reduced the Monday, August 24, At noon on Saturday, August 29, 2020, the Evacuation Warning for the communities of Bolinas and Dogtown and for the Highway 1 corridor south of Five Brooks, At 10:08 pm on Monday, August 24, 2020, the Marin County Sheriff's Office announced that the, At 6:23 pm on Monday, August 24, 2020, the Marin County Sheriff's Office announced an, At 11:41 am on Friday, August 21, 2020, the Marin County Sheriff's Office announced an, Watch on the Point Reyes National Seashore's. The North Bay Incident Management Team on Sunday transitioned fire management activities to the Northern Rockies National Incident Management Team. With the transition of incident management for the fire from the Northern Rockies National Incident Management Team 2 to the Great Basin Incident Management Team 4, information will still come from the National Seashore's Twitter and Facebook accounts. ** Rangers will be stationed at the front doors of the Bear Valley Visitor Center daily from 10 am to 4:30 pm (as staffing allows) to provide visitors information and maps. In wake, of the frontal passage, breezy onshore winds will develop late, Saturday into Sunday. (9,130 KB PDF) Seasonably cool temperatures with increased humidity, values will persist over the region through Saturday. The weather today is expected to be warmer and drier, leading At 0600, September 4, 2020, Type 2 Northern Rockies Incident Management Team 4, Rick Connell I.C., took command of incident. Updates: The Woodward Fire is being managed a type four Incident Command from Yosemite National Park. nter (NICC), the National Multi-Agency Coordinating Group (NMAC) has lowered the National # PreparednessLevel to 3 (PL3), effective at 6:00 pm MDT, today, October 13. To show support, firefighters enjoy seeing “thank you” signs posted throughout the community or consider giving to the Wildland Firefighter Foundation https://wffoundation.org. The recording of the town hall is available on Facebook in only English and on YouTube in both English and Español. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation. Visit FIRESafe MARIN's Wildfire Evacuation Preparedness page to learn how to register to receive evacuation notices & fire information, to learn the difference between Evacuation Warnings and Evacuation Orders, tips on how to harden your home and create defensible space, and how to prepare to evacuate. Please note that if you are calling between 4:30 pm and 10 am, park staff may not be available to answer your call. However, in order to keep all of our firefighters safe from potential exposure to COVID-19, we are not able to accept items from the community. On Tuesday, August 18, a second fire, initially named the 4-6 Fire and later renamed the Woodward Fire, was found nearby and, aided by gusty winds, quickly grew in size. At 0600, September 14, 2020, Northern Rockies Incident Management Team 4 transferred command to the local unit. WOODWARD FIRE Northern Rockies National Incident Management Team 2 Incident Commander Doug Turman UPDATED: August 30, 2020 [07:30am PDT] The marine layer continues to be a double-edged sword. August 23, 2020 - Woodward Fire Basecamp Relocates to San Geronimo. Updates can be found on InciWeb's Woodward Fire Information page, Point Reyes National Seashore's Facebook and Twitter pages, and on the Marin County Fire Department's Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram accounts, as well as on our Current Fire Information page. INCIDENT MANAGEMENT TEAM ROTATION SCHEDULES : Area Command Teams : Type 1 Teams : Buying Teams : CURRENT YEAR IMT ROTATION : Round 1: Round 2: Round 3: Round 4: Round 5: Round 6 SMOKEJUMPERS : National Status Report Woodward Fire Daily Update September 16, 2020, Woodward Daily Fire Update September 15, 2020, Woodward Daily Fire Update Septeber 14, 2020, Woodward Daily Fire Update September 13, 2020, National Fire Situational Awareness (NFSA) Tool, Tuesday August 18th, 2020 approx. The National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) maintains a glossary of more commonly used wildland fire terms on their InciWeb site, as well as a more comprehensive glossary that provides the wildland fire community a single source for wildland fire and incident management terminology commonly used by the NWCG and its subgroups. A Lightning Strike Initiated A Wildfire Within The Point Reyes National Seashore. August 18, 2020 - Wildfire Burns in Point Reyes National Seashore. These areas include, but are not limited to: * The exception to this closure is that visitors are welcome to walk southeast on Limantour Beach. The cause of the fire was determined to be lightning. Cada día se publican grabaciones en inglés y español en YouTube y Facebook, y en español en YouTube. More details will be provided as they become available. Point Reyes National SeashoreNational Park Service1 Bear Valley Rd. Fire-related activity continues. Each day, English recordings are posted to YouTube and Facebook, and Spanish recordings are posted to YouTube. Compromised trees are falling on a regular basis within the interior and along the perimeter of the fire creating hazards for firefighters. 12:00 AM. MARIN COUNTY, CA — Crews continue to work to contain the Woodward Fire in Point Reyes National Seashore, which has scorched 4,465 acres and was 25 percent contained as … Keep in mind that all areas above the vegetation line from Limantour Beach's southern parking lot to Wildcat Campground are closed to all access until further notice, including Sculptured Beach Trail, Kelham Beach Trail, and Kelham Beach. Download a map of the Bear Valley area indicating the areas and trails closed due to the Woodward Fire. The number of resources assigned to incidents has dropped approximately 4,300 over the past four days. WOODWARD FIRE Northern Rockies National Incident Management Team 2 Incident Commander Doug Turman UPDATED: September 04, 2020 [07:30am PDT] Firefighters continue to work hard to finish up the burnout operations along Limantour Road. Disclaimer: Daily between 8 am and 4:30 pm, park website authors will update the alerts above with any new information that becomes available. ), or speak with a ranger. A US Forest Service firefighter shoots a fire igniter during firing operations along Limantour Road while the Woodward Fire burns in Point Reyes National Seashore in Marin County on Sunday. You may also consider making a donation to the Wildland Firefighter Foundation or a local charity. By Friday, October 9, the Woodward Fire was 100% contained at 4,929 acres in size. To date, the Woodward Fire at Point Reyes National Seashore has burned 4,538 acres and is and 41% contained (a 15 percent gain over yesterday). For additional air quality information visit: https://fire.airnow.gov/# or https://tools.airfire.org/monitoring/v4 or https://californiasmokeinfo.blogspot.com Donations: We appreciate your support; however, due to COVID-19 we cannot accept personal donations at this time. After 4:30 pm and before 8 am, visit the Marin County Sheriff's Office's Nixle page to check whether any alerts pertaining to the Woodward Fire have been posted while park website authors are off-duty, as well as for additional emergency alerts that are in effect in Marin County. On Tuesday, August 25, FIRESafe Marin hosed a webinar entitled "Webinar: Evacuation & Warnings – How To Survive a Wildfire" featuring Central Marin Fire Department Battalion Chief Todd Lando and 2018 Camp Fire evacuee and survivor Dr. Shannamar Dewey. September 17, 2020 . Fire is expected to remain within containment lines. Air quality maps are available through the Bay Area Air Quality Management District and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's AirNow and their Fire and Smoke maps.
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