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Fire at a glance (numbers)

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Garza, Fresno-Kings Unit, Cal Fire. Ten miles southeast of Avenal City, CA. Chaparral, brush and tall grass.

July 18, 2017 at 7:42 AM

Firefighters continue to improve containment lines and patrol the fire perimeter to check for hot spots. Smoke will likely remain visible as interior pockets of vegetation continue to burn for several more days.

July 15, 2017 at 9:02 PM

Firefighters continue to construct and improve containment lines around the fire’s perimeter. Firefighters successfully completed firing operations to control the fire’s progression to the Northwest and smoke will likely remain visible as interior pockets of vegetation burn.

Crews will continue to patrol the fires southern perimeter to check for hot spots. The evacuation warning has been lifted and there are no longer any structures threatened.

July 14, 2017 at 7:23 PM

Advisory evacuation warning in place west of Highway 33, north of the Fresno County line and south of Jacalitos Creek.

Firefighters continue to construct containment lines around the fire’s perimeter. Smoke remains visible as interior pockets of vegetation burn and firefighters complete firing operations to control the fire’s progression to the Northwest. A limited number of structures in remote areas continue to be threatened.

July 14, 2017 at 7:55 AM

Fire is actively burning in tall grass and brush northwest of Tar Canyon, extending into Fresno County. Firefighters are working aggressively in steep and rugged areas with inaccessible terrain which is hindering firefighting efforts. A limited number of structures in remote areas continue to be threatened.

July 12, 2017 at 9:43 PM

Extreme fire behavior has been observed with a dangerous rate of spread
Major transmissions lines impacted
Threat to infrastructure has been reduced
Federal air and ground resources committed

July 12, 2017 at 6:45 AM

Advisory evacuation warning in place west of Highway 33, north of the Fresno County line and south of Jacalitos Creek.

Fire is actively burning in tall grass and brush northwest of Tar Canyon, extending into Fresno County. Firefighters are working aggressively in steep and rugged areas with inaccessible terrain which is hindering firefighting efforts. Structures in the area and high tension power lines continue to be threatened.

July 11, 2017 at 7:48 AM

Advisory evacuation warning only in place west of Highway 33, north of the Fresno County line and south of Jacalitos Creek.

Fire is currently burning in tall grass and brush in the Tar Canyon and Turkey Flats areas. Firefighters are working aggressively in steep and rugged areas with inaccessible terrain which is hindering firefighting efforts. Structures in the area and high tension power lines continue to be threatened.