As of April 3 very little fire growht has occured since April 1. Much of the fire activity is located in cypress strands and domes where fire spread is greatly reduced and slow creeping fires become prevalent. Total containment is at 50% and total acreage has remained at roughly 20,000 acres.
|Date of Origin||Friday March 29th, 2013 approx. 01:32 PM|
|Location||9 miles NE of Jerome FL|
|Estimated Containment Date||Monday April 15th, 2013 approx. 12:00 AM|
Tall grass and dry Cypress strand with associated duff layer. Fuels are GR3 and SH4
Small pockets of heat chains inside the lines and some smoke is cypress strands.
Demob in progress. Significant low pressure system with lightning and precipitation in the general area.
Continue to monitor fire in Deep strand, mopup as needed and where practical.
Transition to Type 4 incident at 1700 4/4/2013
|Wind Conditions||17 mph SW|