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Our First Fire

Live Oak Fire on 5/27/21

It started on Thursday afternoon when Jan and a neighbor noticed CAL Fire aircraft circling overhead.

We think it was a fire tracker and a tanker aircraft like those below . . .


Fire Tanker

Next stop . . . Google . . .

Turned out that the aircraft were probably overhead for the Live Oak Fire which was already on the CAL Fire ( web site:

CAL Fire Website is a Superb Source

The fire is about 3 miles (as the crow flies) from us here in Idlewheels RV Park. Close enough to be concerned, but so far the prevailing winds are blowing South East, away from us:

5 Comments Post a comment
  1. Nj #

    Welcome to my world! Do u have a escape bag packed & ready to go….just in case!

    May 28, 2021
  2. Sister Mary #

    OMG… Just say NO!! to fires. YES! to favorable winds!!! Now.. rain, please and no wind too.

    May 29, 2021
  3. Barbara #

    Hope the winds kept blowing that fire away from your direction and you’re safe.

    May 30, 2021
    • Jan #

      CalFire put it out right away. All is well. Lawnmower started it.

      May 31, 2021

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