Antelope, Sierra County

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  • Incident Name: Antelope, Sierra County
  • State: CA
  • Lead Agency: TNF
  • Size (acres): 102
  • Percent Contained: 100%
  • Estimate of Containment: February 18, 2020
  • Personnel: 80+
  • Structures Destroyed: 0
Antelope, Sierra County – Loyalton area, off Hwy 49 near Pillippini Rd, northeast of Sierraville. Escaped debris burn, burning in brush and grass.

February 18, 2020 at 10:30 AM The fire is now fully contained.

February 18, 2020 at 9:21 AM Firefighters continue to mop up and reinforce containment lines.

February 17, 2020 at 7:38 PM Crews continue to mop up and secure control lines. Demobilization of excess resources has begun.

February 17, 2020 at 6:26 PM Better mapping puts the fire at 102 acres and 50% contained.

Photo courtesy TNF

February 17, 2020 at 5:30 PM

Forward spread of the fire has been stopped and structure threats has been mitigated. Crews are engaged in heavy mop up

Photo courtesy TNF

February 17, 2020 at 5:03 PM Forward progress of the fire has been stopped, line construction is almost complete. Releasing some of the resources.

February 17, 2020 at 4:40 PM The latest estimate puts the acreage at approximately 200 acres.

February 17, 2020 at 4:05 PM Firefighters are starting to mop up portions of the fire, very little active flame seen on the open line.

February 17, 2020 at 3:55 PM Firefighters are continuing to make good progress, no injuries reported and no damage to structures.

February 17, 2020 at 3:44 PM

February 17, 2020 at 3:31 PM

February 17, 2020 at 3:09 PM Antelope IC reports good progress, Helicopter 205 is on scene, no additional aircraft needed.

February 17, 2020 at 3:01 PM

Fire activity is starting to moderate. Firefighters expect to have this fire contain by nightfall or shortly thereafter. Photo courtesy AlertWildFire cameras managed by Univesity of Nevada, Reno.

February 17, 2020 at 2:49 PM

February 17, 2020 at 2:48 PM

Tahoe National Forest BC-31 BC-32 BC-61 DIV-3 E-333 E-61 are assisted by CAL FIRE and local units.

February 17, 2020 at 2:41 PM

Fire is burning in brush. Gusty northeast winds are hampering containment efforts. There are no road closures or evacuations at this time.

February 17, 2020 at 2:14 PM

Escaped debris burn in Sierra County near Loyalton. Numerous resources en route.

February 17, 2020 at 2:14 PM

Escaped debris burn in Sierra County near Loyalton. Numerous resources en route.