I just returned from a quick trip out to the Hideout to refill the wildlife pond and to water the Palo Verde Trees. I arrived at SB Pistachio last night at 6pm to load up 250 gallons of water and noticed smoke rising above the Caliente Range just due north. Upon entering Carrizo on Soda Lake Road, I realized that this fire was very close to home. Fortunately, the winds were pushing the fire away from Traver Ranch and the Rideout Hideout and the Cal Fire ground crews, with a lot of air support, had this 2000+ acre fire pretty well contained by 10pm.
Here's the latest news report...http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20160605/NEWS/160609845
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