Thursday, 29 February 2024

Pine Fire contained Wednesday

SONOMA COUNTY – A fire burning in a remote part of Sonoma County near The Geysers geothermal complex was fully contained Wednesday evening.


The Pine Fire burned 300 acres near Pine Flat Road, west of The Geysers Complex and east of Geyserville, according to Cal Fire.


The fire began Monday in heavy fuels. The fire's cause remains under investigation, Cal Fire stated.


Approximately 415 firefighting personnel – including 22 fire crews – remained on scene Wednesday, along with six engines and three water tenders, according to Cal Fire. Three injuries were reported during the incident.


Cal Fire's final report on the fire stated that suppression costs reached $1.7 million.


Agencies that worked the fire during its two-day duration included Cal Fire, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Sonoma County Fire, South Lake County Fire, California Highway Patrol, Sonoma County Roads, Pacific Gas & Electric, Sonoma County Sheriff, Geyserville Fire Department and the California Emergency Management Agency.


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