Soberanes Fire evacuation orders expand; bulldozer operator killed


DAN: WE ARE BEGINNIN TO WITH WHAT HA BECOME THE DEADLY FIRE. RIN: THIS MORNING, THEY HELD A MOMENT OF SILEN FOR A BULLDOZER OPERATOR KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY. THE VICTIM WAS AN INDEPENDENT PRIVATE CONTRACTOR. THE FIRE HAS SCORCHE OVER 23,000 ACRES SO HARD. JUS 10% CONTAINMENT. IN ALL, 20 HOMES HAV BEEN DESTROYED. DA’S VIDEO THAT SHOWS YOU HOW DANGEROUS FIGHTING A FIRE CAN BE. SENT TO US BY AN OPERATOR ON THE LINE. IT SHOWS YOU HOW CLOSE THEY GET TO THE FLAMES. AN THIS DANGEROUS TERRAIN, WHICH IS DIFFICULT TO SEE. THOSE DOZERS OPERATE THERE FREQUENTLY. ERIN: AMENDATORY EVACUATIONS HAVE BEEN EXPANDED. IT HAVE BEEN ORDERED, ALL PEOPLE HAVE IN ORDER TO EVACUATE. ALONG WITH SOU OF SAN CLEMENTE TRAIL. INCLUDING ARROYO SUBSOIL ROAD. — SEQOUIA ROAD. DAN: WE BEGIN WITH CAITLIN CONRAD LIVE IN BIG SUR. CAITLIN: GOOD EVENING. I AM IN FRONT OF HEART OF THE CANYON WHICH IS ON FIRE. I WANT TO TAKE YOU WHERE THE BULLDOZER OPERATOR DIED EARLIER. WE WERE ABLE TO SEE SOME OF THAT LOSS AND DEVASTATION TODAY. A HOME WITH AN OCEAN VIEW IS A FILE OF RUBBLE.>>THERE WAS ANOTHER HOUSE ON THIS SIDE OF THE ROAD. ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE ROAD, THERE WAS ONE MORE HOUSE THAT WENT. CAITLI HE WAS BUSY FIGHTING THE FIRE WHEN HIS NEIGHBOR LOST THE HOME SATURDAY.>>IT WAS ON THE GROUND AND MOVING. THEY ARE BURNED ON THE TOP. CAITLIN: THE FIRE IS BURNING HOT. THERE ARE FALLING.>>IT IS NOT WORTH PUTTING THEM UP ON THIS HILL. CAITLIN: THIS IS WHERE A BULLDOZER OPERATOR WAS KILLED MANY OF THE ACCES POINTS — HE SAYS IT HELPS WITH RECONNAISSANCE.>>NOT YET, BUT I CAN EAT IT. RIGHT THERE AROUND THE CORNER. CAITLIN: WE SPOKE WITH DAN PATRICK EARLIER THIS WEEK. HE SAYS HE HAS NO PLANS TO LEAVE. ASK I GOT NOWHERE TO GO. I WILL BE RIGHT THERE DOING IT. THEY HAVE BEEN TRYING TO GET AIR SUPPORT AT THIS END OF THE HIGHER. WHEN YOU GET UP THERE, IT IS SMOKY. VISIBILITY HAS NOT BEEN CLEAR ENOUGH.

One comment on “Soberanes Fire evacuation orders expand; bulldozer operator killed”

  1. Omid Aval says:

    Can u show Division A Because that is where San Mateo County Strike Team
    Is

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