|July 12, 2014 |
|FOUR CCC CREWS DISPATCHED TO SHASTA CO. FIRE|
Four California Conservation Corps crews -- 52 corpsmembers -- are providing logistical support to Cal Fire on the Bully Fire in Shasta County.
The fire, located in Ono southwest of Redding, started Friday afternoon. The CCC crews are from Chico, Napa, Redding and Yreka.
The CCC also has a San Luis Obispo crew assigned to the Nicolls Fire in Kern County, and a Chico crew on the Coleman Fire in Modoc County. Both crews are assisting the U.S. Forest Service.
Two Camarillo crews are in a staging pattern for Cal Fire.
|July 07, 2014 |
|MORE THAN 200 CORPSMEMBERS DISPATCHED TO FIRES|
The CCC has 224 corpsmembers -- 15 crews -- dispatched to fires throughout the state. The fires include the Monticello Fire in Yolo County and the Butts Fire in Napa County.
The largest contingent is on the Monticello Fire, where 60 corpsmembers are providing logistical support to Cal Fire. There are two crews from the Placer Center and two from the Sacramento Satellite.
On the Colman Canyon Fire in Modoc County, there are 57 corpsmembers -- 4 crews -- including both initial attack and logistical support crews from Ukiah, Fortuna, Siskiyou and Chico. A Redding crew is assisting with a separate fire in Modoc County. Both fires are under the direction of the U.S. Forest Service/Bureau of Land Management.
The Butts Fire burning in Napa County has two CCC crews, from Napa and Ukiah, assisting Cal Fire. A Fresno crew is assigned to the Ranch Fire in the Sequoia National Forest near Lake Isabella.
Two Camarillo crews are staging in Northern California for Cal Fire, with an additional crew staging in Ventura County.
Additional CCC crews may be dispatched as the need arises.
|July 03, 2014 |
|NEARLY 100 CORPSMEMBERS ON NAPA, MODOC FIRES|
Five California Conservation Corps crews -- 69 corpsmembers-- will be working on Modoc County fires by this evening, aiding the U.S. Forest Service/Bureau of Land Management. The crews are from Chico, Fortuna, Redding, Ukiah and Yreka. The Redding crew had been assigned to a Modoc County fire a few days ago.
The CCC crews are providing both frontline attack and logistical support at the fire camps.
Two crews -- 29 corpsmembers -- continue to assist on the Butts Fire in Napa County, working for Cal Fire.
Additional crews from Camarillo are staging, ready for dispatch as needed.
|July 02, 2014 |
|CCC DISPATCHED TO NAPA, MODOC FIRES|
California Conservation Corps crews from Napa and Ukiah -- 29 corpsmembers -- are now providing logistical support to Cal Fire on the Butts Fire in Napa and Lake counties. A CCC crew from Redding is assisting the U.S. Forest Service on fires in Modoc County.
In addition, five fire crews from Camarillo, Fortuna and South Lake Tahoe are staging, ready for dispatch as needed.
More CCC crews may be called out as requested by Cal Fire and the U.S. Forest Service.
|June 05, 2014 |
|TENT CAMP TO AID DROUGHT RELIEF EFFORTS|
The CCC now has a tent camp set up at Silverwood Lake State Recreation Area, about 45 minutes from San Bernardino.
Thirty-five corpsmembers will be based there for six months, tackling fire hazard reduction work in the Silverwood Lake area and beyond. The camp will move to Northern California for an additional six months of work.
The CCC's work is funded through a $10 million allocation for drought relief efforts. Half of the funding will go to fire hazard reduction work; the other half to water conservation measures.
|May 28, 2014 |
|CCC CREWS SENT TO HUNTER FIRE|
Four crews -- 45 corpsmembers -- have been dispatched by Cal Fire to the Hunter Fire near Lake McClure in Mariposa County.
The corpsmembers are from CCC sites in San Jose, Stockton and Watsonville. They are providing logistical support to Cal Fire at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds.
Earlier this month, nearly 200 corpsmembers provided initial attack and assistance to Cal Fire and the U.S. Forest Service on wildfires in San Diego and Santa Barbara counties.
|May 16, 2014 |
|12 CCC CREWS DISPATCHED TO SOUTHERN CALIF. FIRES|
A dozen crews from the California Conservation Corps -- 170 corpsmembers -- are helping to combat the wildfires in San Diego and Santa Barbara counties.
CCC crews from Los Angeles, Pomona, San Diego and San Bernardino are assisting with logistical support at fire camps in San Diego County. Crews are working for both Cal Fire and the U.S. Forest Service; they are assigned to the Bernardo and Tomahawk fires among other locations.
In Santa Barbara County, Camarillo and San Luis Obispo corpsmembers are helping with both initial attack efforts and camp support on the Miguelito Fire.
Additional CCC crews stand ready to assist where needed.
|May 15, 2014 |
|FIVE NEW CREWS DISPATCHED TO SAN DIEGO CO. FIRES|
CCC crews -- 75 corpsmembers -- from San Diego and San Bernardino were dispatched Thursday to provide logistical support to Cal Fire on the numerous San Diego County fires.
The new crews join five crews -- 88 corpsmembers -- from San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties already providing initial attack and camp support on fires in Santa Barbara and San Diego counties.
Additional crews are available for dispatch to supplement the 163 corpsmembers now assigned to fires.
|May 14, 2014 |
|MORE THAN 100 CORPSMEMBERS SENT TO SO. CALIF. FIRES|
The CCC has six crews -- 87 corpsmembers -- currently assigned to the Miguelito Fire south of Lompoc in Santa Barbara County. Under the direction of Cal Fire, the crews are providing both initial attack and camp support.
The crews are from CCC sites in Camarillo, Santa Maria and San Luis Obispo.
In San Diego County, one San Diego crew of 15 corpsmembers was dispatched to the Bernardo Fire. The crew is providing to logistical support to Cal Fire.
|May 02, 2014 |
|THREE CREWS ON RANCHO CUCAMONGA FIRE|
The CCC now has three crews -- more than 30 corpsmembers -- assisting the U.S. Forest Service on the Etiwanda Fire near Rancho Cucamonga in San Bernardino County.
The crews are from CCC centers in Pomona and San Bernardino. They are providing logistical support at the U.S. Forest Service fire camp.
Additional CCC crews are available for dispatch as needed.