Corral Fire

Corral Fire Incident Information:
Last Updated: August 18, 2009 7:00 am    
Date/Time Started: August 13, 2009 3:00 pm  
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE Santa Clara Unit 
County: Alameda County  
Location: West of Hwy 205 & South of Hwy 580, Altamont Pass  
Acres Burned: 12,500 acres  
Containment 12,500 acres - 100% containment  
Injuries: 2  
Cause: Under Investigation 
Cooperating Agencies: CAL FIRE, San Joaquin Fire, Stanislaus Fire, Tracy Fire, Alameda County Fire, Contra Costa Fire, East Bay Parks, CHP, Dept. of Corrections and Rehabilitation.  
Total Fire Personnel: 16  
Dozers: 3  
Costs to date: $ 2.03 million  
Conditions: Continued mop-up and demobilization of resources will occur today.  

 

 

 

The fire in Corral Hollow Canyon had already burned about 1,000 acres by early Thursday afternoon.  Glenn Moore/Tracy Press

August 13, 2009 (Photo by Glenn Moore/Tracy Press)

The fire in Corral Hollow Canyon burns southeast of Tracy

 

A East Bay Regional Park police helicopter races to dump water on a fast-moving fire in Corral Hollow Canyon south of Tracy. Glenn Moore/Tracy Press   Smoke billows from the hillsides of the Carnegie State Recreation Vehicle Park as a grassfire erupted in Corral Hollow Canyon Thursday afternoon.  Glenn Moore/Tracy Press

A East Bay Regional Park police helicopter races to dump water on a fast-moving fire in           Smoke billows from the hillsides of the Carnegie State Recreation Vehicle Park as a

Corral Hollow Canyon south of Tracy                                                                                                   grassfire erupted in Corral Hollow Canyon Thursday afternoon

Fire-fighting helicopters circle the fire burning near the entrance to the Connolly Ranch off Corral Hollow Road south of Tracy.  Glenn Moore/Tracy Press Fire crews work along a smoldering ridge of the Carnegie State Recreation Vehicle Park that was burned in Corral Hollow Canyon.  Glenn Moore/Tracy Press

 

Fire scorches the hillsides at the Carnegie State Recreation Vehicle Park, fanned by the high winds whipping through Corral Hollow Canyon.  Glenn Moore/Tracy Press Residents and fire crews watch as the blaze approaches three ranches in the hills south of town.  Glenn Moore/Tracy Press


Photo Credits:

Moore, G. (2009). Corral hollow canyon. The Modesto Bee. Retrieved August 27, 2009 from http://www.modbee.com/1623/story/816573.html

Moore, G. (2009) Corral Fire photographs. Tracy Press. Retrieved August 27, 2009 fromhttp://www.tracypress.com/pages/full_story/push?article-Corral+Hollow+fire+spreading%20&id=3181014-Corral+Hollow+fire+spreading&instance=home_news_bullets