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To: BurbankKarl; lainie

My lights have been flickering in last half hour.


20 posted on 11/15/2008 5:11:00 AM PST by bd476
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To: BurbankKarl; lainie; Cindy

Press Conference:

Fire is progressing West now. Now saying they put in large resources request

125 strike teams there or on way.
6 fixed wings
6 heavy helicopters
6 medium helicopters

Expanded evacuated areas :

West of 5 bordering Granada Hills to
East of Reseda West of Balboa

North of Robert Frost Middle School
Granada Hills

New freeway closures:

I-5 closed at 126
I-5 closed at 14
405 shut down at 118

All San Fernando Freeways now considered closed because of rapid movement of fire

2600 acres burned so far

Fire moving fast around 1 mile/hour

Oakridge Complex on fire on Sombrero North of 210

Moving toward aqueduct

Not anywhere near previous burn areas.

This is bad news folks.

I need to sleep but should watch. It’s closer now.


22 posted on 11/15/2008 5:26:03 AM PST by bd476
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