Laguna Hotshot Camp Weather

Friday, September 25, 2015

Back Home

The crew has timed out on the Rough Fire.  The forward rate of spread to the west has been stopped.  The only active portion is what has been directed into the wilderness where it will be monitored and has no threat to any local communities.  The fire is 151,493 acres and is 85%  contained.  The crew will be on 3 days of R&R and will be back on duty Tuesday Sept.. 29....

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

Round 3 with the Rough

The crew has been assigned (again) to the Rough Fire on the Sierra and Sequoia National Forest.  The fire is now 103,244 acres.   Rough Fire Info Page

Tuesday, September 08, 2015


Crew assigned to a local lighting fire on Mt. Laguna.  1/4 acre in size.

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Crew back home on R & R

The crew time out on the Rough Fire and is home for some needed rest before our next assignment.
When we left the fire was approximately 70, 000 acres and 25% contained.

Crew video on the Rough Fire by Russell Merritt

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Reassigned to the CA-SNF-ROUGH FIRE

The crew is headed back to the Sierra National Forest to the Rough Fire.  Containment has been difficult on the fire due to the extreme steepness of the terrain.  When the crew left this fire back in the start of August, it was 1000 acres.  It is now 30,000 acres.


Monday, August 17, 2015

Assigned to the CA-ANF-Warm Fire

The crew is assigned to the Warm Fire on the Angels National Forest.  The fire is 300 acres in steep terrain.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015


The crew is back home and available.

Crew Video of the Rough Fire by Russell Merritt

Tuesday, August 04, 2015

Reassigned to the SNF-ROUGH FIRE

The crew has been released from the SNF-Willows fire.  The crew has spent the last few nights conduction firing operations to tie in all lines around the fire.  The crew is now assigned to the Rough Fire.  The fire is 75 acres but is in extreme steep terrain.  Tentative plan is to go indirect and fire out.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Crew Video on the Willows Fire

Crew Video on the Willows Fire by Russel Merritt

Reassigned to SNF-Willows Fire

The crew has been released from the Cutca Fire and reassigned to the Willows Fire on the Sierra National Forest.  The fire is 1700 acres and 5% contained.  The fire is in steep rugged terrain.

Monday, July 27, 2015

Crew Video on the Cutca Fire

Cutca Fire, Crew Video by Russell Merritt

Saturday, July 25, 2015


The crew has been assigned to the Cutca Fire on the Cleveland National Forest.  The fire is located on Palomar Mountain and is about 200 acres.