August 19, 2012 Morning Update
Jawbone Complex Fire Update Sunday, August 19, 2012 - 8:00 a.m. For Immediate Release Contact: Jim Wilkins 760 218-4316 Fire Status: Location: Fire is located near the Jawbone Recreation... more
The Jawbone Complex started on Friday, August 10, 2012 at approximately 1:00pm. The two fires are located 20 miles North of Mojave near the Sierra Crest and about 10 miles West of Highway 14. Jawbone fire is in patrol status only. Crews are beginning to implement fire suppression repair to those areas where the fire is no longer a threat. As the need for firefighters decreases, excess equipment and crews are being released to other fires.
|Date of Origin||Friday August 10th, 2012 approx. 01:01 PM|
|Location||west of Jawbone Recreation Area|
|Incident Commander||John Truett|
|Estimated Containment Date||Saturday August 18th, 2012 approx. 12:00 AM|
Dormant Brush, Hardwood Slash, FUEL TYPE 6 (SCATTERED COULTER PINE).
Completed construction of fire line yesterday and flew over the fire to identify remaining spots where the fire is smoldering.
Today, firefighters will be patrolling and monitoring control lines.
Jawbone Fire is 1987 acres at 100% containment. Rim Fire is 10031 acres at 98% containment. Transitioning to a Type 3 command team on August 20 at 6:00 a.m.
|Wind Conditions||20 mph SW|