Cement, Cement Hill Road in Nevada City

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  • Incident Name: Cement, Cement Hill Road in Nevada City
  • State: CA
  • Lead Agency: CAL FIRE NEU
  • Size (acres): 0.69
  • Percent Contained: 100%
  • Estimate of Containment: October 6, 2016
  • Personnel: 55+
  • Structures Destroyed: 0

Cement, just north of Cement Hill Road and Hwy 49 in Nevada City near Hirschman’s Pond.

October 6, 2016 at 8:26 AM

The fire was fully contained at 4:49 am at 0.69 acres.

October 6, 2016 at 2:31 AM

Firefighters continue working on constructing a line around the fire. The potential for any additional growth is extremely low. This will be the last update for the night, unless a significant change occurs.

October 6, 2016 at 2:19 AM

Cement IC will release additional local resources shortly.

October 6, 2016 at 2:12 AM

Water tender 88 has been recommitted to the incident. Mop-op operations are starting. Firefighters will remain on scene for several hours to extinguish any hot spots and remove hazard vegetation.

October 6, 2016 at 1:57 AM

PG&E has arrived on scene, walked the lines and reports all lines are intact.

October 6, 2016 at 1:46 AM

Several local engines have been released from the fire. Good progress is being made.

October 6, 2016 at 1:23 AM

Firefighters have stopped the forward progress of the fire. The IC is working on making the local engines available at scene or release them ASAP for new incidents.

October 6, 2016 at 1:06 AM

All resources assigned to the fire have arrived on scene.

October 6, 2016 at 12:59 AM

Washington Ridge crew 4 is en route to the fire.

October 6, 2016 at 12:57 AM

There are no road closures or evacuations in effect but please use caution in the area and watch for equipment.

October 6, 2016 at 12:51 AM

PG&E, requested to the fire because of the downed power lines,  has an ETA of 45 minutes.

October 6, 2016 at 12:43 AM

Two additional water tenders requested, one to Hwy 49 and Cement Hill, the other to the intersection of Robinson King Road and  Indian Flat Road.

October 6, 2016 at 12:37 AM

Two additional CAL FIRE engines ordered to the fire.

October 6, 2016 at 12:33 AM

Possibly power lines down on or near the fire. No report of a power outage in the area yet. Incoming firefighters are being advised of the safety hazard.

October 6, 2016 at 12:29 AM

Latest size estimate puts the fire at approximately 3-4 acres in brush and timber.

October 6, 2016 at 12:22 AM

Cement IC is requesting two additional CAL FIRE engines and two Type 3 (smaller) engines due to the difficult access. Engine 1 is being canceled, due to access issues. The fire is burning in brush and timber at a slow rate of spread.


October 6, 2016 at 12:19 AM

First unit at scene reports approximately 2 acres, difficult access. Additional engines and two handcrews are requested to report to the fire. No immediate threat to structures.

October 6, 2016 at 12:13 AM

Additional engines are en route to the Cement fire on Hwy 49.

October 6, 2016 at 12:07 AM

Firefighters have located a vegetation fire in the vicinity of Juvenile Hall on Hwy 49 in Nevada City. They are making access now.

October 5, 2016 at 11:56 PM

Smoke check in the area of Hwy 49 and Cement Hill in Nevada City. Firefighters are in the area, attempting to locate the fire.