Colfax, Placer County

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Colfax, I-80 westbound near the 174 on ramp in Placer County. June 27, 2017 at 3:47 PM Air Attack 230 has been released from the incident. June 27, 2017 at 3:43 PM Incident Commander reports good progress, requests only two engines to continue in, all others can cancel. June 27, 2017 at 3:40 PM Units on scene report the fire is contained on two sides by roads, low growth potential. Access to the fire is on South Auburn Street in Colfax. June 27, 2017 at 3:37 PM Augmented response to the fire now. June 27, 2017 at 3:34 PM Placer Fire, Colfax Fire, Peardale-Chicago Park and Cal Fire engines are on scene or en route. Air Attack and tankers on final approach.

Ridge, Foresthill

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Ridge, on Ridge View Road near Sequoia Way in Foresthill. June 24, 2017 at 4:00 PM This was a legal burn pile 7 weeks ago, the homeowners believed it to be out cold. They put green logs on it yesterday and it reignited today. June 24, 2017 at 3:51 PM First unit at scene reports only smoldering pile. All units still en route can cancel and return. June 24, 2017 at 3:48 PM Units from Foresthill Fire, CAL FIRE and Tahoe National Forest assigned to the fire. One tanker, one helicopter and one air attack en route. June 24, 2017 at 3:38 PM Now augmented response for a vegetation fire at Ponderosa Way and Eagle Ridge Road. Full wildland response on order, including air support. June 24, 2017 at 3:36 PM Smoke check near Foresthill on Ponderosa Way near Eagle Ridge Road. Light smoke reported by Duncan Peak lookout.

Frenchman, south of Doyle

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The Frenchman Fire is located Adams Peak, 4 miles east of Frenchman Lake, 8 miles south of Doyle on the Plumas National Forest. June 22, 2017 at 10:08 AM The fire has been fully contained this morning. June 21, 2017 at 7:22 PM Frenchman Fire continues slow rate of spread; 12 acres at 6:00pm. Couple air tanker drops. Good line progress reported by firefighters.

Evans, Sierra County

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Evans, east of Loyalton in Sierra County. A lightning strike started a fire 15 miles north of Reno and west of U.S. Route 395.  The Evans Fire was burning in grass and sagebrush. June 23, 2017 at 7:47 AM Acreage decreased due to more accurate mapping. Fire in monitor and control status. Final posting unless significant changes occur. June 22, 2017 at 10:09 AM Crews continue to strengthen control lines. June 21, 2017 at 9:45 PM The Evans Fire remains at 90% containment tonight. June 21, 2017 at 10:40 AM As of 10 A.m., the Evans Fire remains at 168 acres and 65 percent contained and the Haskell Fire is seven acres and 90 percent contained. Firefighters hope to have both fires fully contained by later today. June 20, 2017 at 4:06 PM As of 4 p.m., the Evans Fire remains at 168 acres and 25% contained. June 20, 2017 at 12:27 PM Forward progress has been stopped. The fire is on California Department of Fish and Wildlife land that the Humboldt Toiyabe National Forest has direct protection responsibilities. At this time, no structures are threatened. Resources currently fighting the fire include the Beckwourth Hand Crew, Plumas Interagency Hotshot Crew and other state and federal firefighting resources. Two type 2 helicopters have been dispatched to assist with the fire. The Evans Fire is visible from U.S. Route 395 in a road construction area. Motorist are encouraged to maintain safe speeds for a construction zone and to focus on driving. Slowing down to watch the fire will increase traffic congestion and risk of vehicle accidents. The #EvansFire is on California Department of Fish and Wildlife land that the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest has direct protection responsibility. As of 11:15 a.m., the fire was digitally mapped at 168 acres. It is around 15 miles north of Reno just west of U.S. Route 395. Posted by U.S. Forest Service-Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest on Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Mosquito, Foresthill

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Mosquito, Mosquito Ridge Road  and Peavine Ridge. Slow rate of spread. Lightning-caused fire. June 19, 2017 at 2:39 PM In mop-up stage, will have to be checked over the next few days. June 19, 2017 at 11:52 AM Good progress being made, resources on site should be sufficient. Still burning at a slow rate of spread. Helicopter 514 is returning to the fire for one additional bucket drop. June 19, 2017 at 11:26 AM Placer Crew 1 is being dispatched to the incident. June 19, 2017 at 10:40 AM Helicopter 514 is over the Mosquito Fire, reporting slow rate of spread. Additional resources are en route. While en route, the crew spotted another smoke in the Mumford area. There is no danger to any structures, or road closures. June 19, 2017 at 10:12 AM Helicopter 514 is being dispatched to the fire on Mosquito Ridge Road near Foresthill. June 19, 2017 at 10:04 AM Vegetation fire on Mosquito Ridge Road, east of Duncan, about 1/4 acre with a slow build. Resources on scene.

Dutch, Placer County

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Dutch, on Drum Powerhouse Road in Placer County. Burning in steep terrain in brush and timber. June 17, 2017 at 4:18 PM Helicopter 514 is departing from the fire, relief engines with additional water have arrived. Mop-up operations are underway. June 17, 2017 at 4:12 PM Air Attack 230 has been released from the incident, returning to Grass Valley. June 17, 2017 at 4:07 PM Dutch IC reports a line around the fire has been completed. Helicopter 514 is reassembling the crew and will depart the incident shortly. June 17, 2017 at 3:56 PM Tanker 89 has been released and is returning to Grass Valley, loaded. June 17, 2017 at 3:54 PM Engines are on scene now and taking over the incident. Good progress made by 514. June 17, 2017 at 3:48 PM Dutch Air Attack relaying for the Incident Commander: Two additional engines in place of the water tender will be sufficient. The water tender is not in operation due to lack of personnel. June 17, 2017 at 3:41 PM The fire is now reported on Drum Powerhouse Road, first engines are arriving. Helicopter 514 on scene, still reporting 1/4 acre. They are requesting one engine and one water tender to continue in, all others can cancel. June 17, 2017 at 3:34 PM Air Attack reports good road access for the engines via Drum Powerhouse Road. June 17, 2017 at 3:29 PM TNF Helicopter 514 crew is now on the ground, starting suppression. Per air attack, a small spot approx. 0.25 acres burning at a slow rate of spread. June 17, 2017 at 3:28 PM Air Attack 230 is at scene. June 17, 2017 at 3:24 PM TNF Helicopter 514 is over the Dutch Fire, Air Attack and Tanker 89 en route. June 17, 2017 at 3:16 PM The fire at Dutch Flat was possibly started by target shooting, the offending party has left the scene. June 17, 2017 at 3:10 PM Report of a vegetation fire at the Dutch Flat Powerhouse. Full wildland dispatch, including aircraft en route.

Skyway, east of Chico

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Skyway, east of Chico. No structures threatened at this time. Burning in grass and brush. Firefighters are battling a fire south of Skyway and east of Hwy 99, east of Chico (Butte County) June 16, 2017 -June 16, 2017 at 5:38 PM SkywayFire [final] south of Skyway & east of Hwy 99, east of Chico (Butte Co) is now 100% contained at 134 acres. June 16, 2017 at 11:20 AM Forward progress stopped at 134 acres and is 80% contained. Crews remain at scene for mop-up. June 16, 2017 at 10:56 AM City of Chico Engine 5 and OES 8332 (Station 4) assisting Butte County Cal Fire June 16, 2017 at 10:50 AM Forward progress of fire stopped. Threat to power lines has been mitigated.

Twenty, Browns Valley

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Twenty, Hwy 20 and Escheman Lane. East of Browns Valley, burning in grass and brush. CAL FIRE, Smartsville Fire, Browns Valley and Loma Rica Fire on scene. May 29, 2017 at 6:20 PM Possible cause for the fire identified as a tree into the power lines. IC is requesting PG&E crews to respond to the incident and replace the damaged lines. May 29, 2017 at 5:37 PM Twenty IC reports PG&E crews have given the all clear, no live power lines are down. Updated acreage is 3.5. Full containment has been reached. Firefighters are in mop-up and making good progress. They are expected to remain on scene for 1-2 hours. May 29, 2017 at 5:23 PM Forward progress of the fire has been stopped. Firefighters are making good progress towards containment. There are no road closures at this time. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Spenceville, Smartsville

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Spenceville, at the Spenceville Shooting Range. Burning in grass and flashy fuels. May 28, 2017 at 5:11 PM Most resources have been released from the incident. May 28, 2017 at 3:08 PM Latest size-up puts the fire at 10.8 acres. Full containment is imminent. May 28, 2017 at 2:22 PM 7 engines, 2 water tenders and two dozers on scene, plus one crew still en route to the fire. Prevention officer en route as well. May 28, 2017 at 2:02 PM Continued good progress reported, hoselay around the fire is almost complete. May 28, 2017 at 1:48 PM CAL FIRE NEU, Smartsville Fire, a fuels crew, two water tenders, a dozer are working the fire. Forward progress of the fire has slowed significantly. May 28, 2017 at 1:46 PM Good progress being made, firefighters are laying hose around the fire. May 28, 2017 at 1:43 PM There are no road closures at this time, however watch for fire apparatus on Spenceville and Waldo Roads. May 28, 2017 at 1:35 PM Fire spread is slowing down, additional resources have arrived on scene. May 28, 2017 at 1:30 PM Fire is burning in a rocky area at a moderate rate of spread. May 28, 2017 at 1:21 PM Additional response requested, one dozer out of Auburn, engine from Beale. May 28, 2017 at 1:15 PM Battalion Chief on scene requests a fuels crew and one additional engine. There is no perimeter scraped around the shooting range yet. The fire has a small growth potential. May 28, 2017 at 1:08 PM Report of a vegetation fire at the Spenceville Shooting Range. Three engines and one water tender en route.

Derbec, Nevada County

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Derbec, Malakoff area north of Nevada City. Burning in heavy timber at the northernmost edge of the State Park near Derbec Spring and Camp Ross Relles. May 26, 2017 at 8:36 AM Cause of the fire appears to be an escaped debris burn, according to personnel returning from the scene. May 26, 2017 at 7:49 AM Firefighters are removing large hazard trees on the fire perimeter and continue to build and reinforce the hand line. There is no change in acreage and no further growth is expected. May 26, 2017 at 7:09 AM Firefighters are making progress building a hand line around the fire. No update on size, but still a very low growth potential. May 26, 2017 at 6:25 AM Three CAL FIRE engines, one local engine, two crews and one water tender are on scene. Timber faller en route to remove several large trees to create a safer access to the fire. There are no road closures or evacuations. May 26, 2017 at 6:10 AM The fire was reported as several small spots in very steep and inaccessible terrain. Firefighters have a wetline around the fire but need to fall several large trees to make direct access to the fire. The potential for spread is low. At the last report, the fire was approximately 1/4 acre in size, burning at a slow rate of spread. Smoke may be seen from the San Juan Ridge and Nevada City areas. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Fine, Placer Hills

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Fine, One Fine Place of Live Oak Road in Placer Hills/Colfax area. Bee hive fire into the wildland. May 23, 2017 at 4:09 PM Forward spread of the fire has been stopped. Units on scene are mopping up. SOme resources will be released soon, others to remain on scene for at least an hour. Fine IC is calling the fire contained. Final sizeup will be adjusted after GPS mapping. May 23, 2017 at 3:54 PM Units on scene at Fine Fire are reporting multiple bee hives, posing a hazard for the firefighters. Additional engines en route. May 23, 2017 at 3:44 PM Reported bee hive on fire, with extension to the wildland on One Fine Place off Live Oak Road in the Colfax/Placer Hills area. First unit on scene reports 1/4 acre, burning at a moderate rate of spread in brush.

Magnolia, Nevada County

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Magnolia, Magnolia Road near Dog Bar Road in Nevada County. May 22, 2017 at 5:40 PM All units have been released from the incident. Final GPS acreage was 0.3 acres. May 22, 2017 at 4:56 PM Some resources are being released from the incident. Good progress is being made with overhauling the outbuilding and mop-up operations. May 22, 2017 at 3:38 PM Magnolia Incident Commander (IC) reports the fire is contained. Canceling one incoming water tender. Firefighters are extinguishing hotspots within the fire perimeter and continue to reinforce the line around the fire. May 22, 2017 at 3:32 PM Magnolia Fire reports a hoseline around the fire, requesting a handcrew for line constructions and mop-up operations if available. May 22, 2017 at 3:26 PM Forward spread of the fire has been stopped. Firefighters are working on protecting two outbuildings. Resources on scene should be sufficient to handle the incident. All resources will be committed for at least one hour. May 22, 2017 at 3:21 PM A total of 3 water tenders has been requested to the incident. May 22, 2017 at 3:12 PM First unit at scene reports approximately 1 acre, with one outbuilding fully involved. The fire is burning in grass at a slow to moderate rate of spread. One outbuilding potentially threatened. May 22, 2017 at 3:03 PM Numerous engines en route to a barn fire that has spread to the vegetation on Dog Bar Road near Magnolia Road.