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Yeah, so at 0% containment, cuz the sheer size and scope of these fires right now is massive. A 20,000 acre fire, with another 25,000 acre fire, and a 5,000 acre fire, the sheer size of these perimeters are massive, unprecedented in California, right? To have this many fires burning in this way, in such a condensed area with a big population was fairly unprecedented.
Obviously these fires in the warm red flag conditions made for just explosive fire growth. Last night our relative humidities came up, which means our moistures are higher. We also have much less wind, which means firefighters were able to get in front of the fire and protect structures. So 24 hours ago we were in a much different place with weather, but as we know in California this time of the year that can change any time.
So our firefighters obviously are out there and making ensuring evacuees are getting out of their structures and evacuating the area. We got reports of a quite a few people who are unaccounted for. Maybe they've left their cell phone at home, maybe they haven't gotten in contact with family members.
And Sheriff's deputies are going out and checking and trying to determine who they can get in contact with.