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post #1 of 4 Old 08-05-2015, 01:32 PM Thread Starter
 
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Here in California we are in a bad drought, to make things worse, we have a bad fire going right now... It's called The Rocky Fire and it's at about 100,000 acres and only 5-10% contained. The fire area has 2 riding areas in it... Knoxville in the south and a MX/XC track we use for SORRA. Looks like I won't be going up there to ride any time soon.

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that fire is so bad it made it onto the bbc news !
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I have to correct something... I said that the fire was about 100,000 acres WRONG... It's at about 70,000 acres and is about 62% contained now. I was very surprised to hear that it was mentioned on the BBC.

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P.S. The reason for my error was getting my info from the T.V. news stations instead of CalFire web site.

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Things are better with the fire this morning as it's now 85% contained... BUT a new fire broke out over the weekend and has already burnt 5,000 acres. The new fire is only 7 miles away and could merge with the Rocky Fire... Then all bets are off on full containment. The wind is pushing the new fire in that direction.

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