End of updates for September 13, 2015

September 13, 2015 at 7:42 PM

Damage inspection teams deployed again today and continue the process of collecting information on damaged and destroyed structures. DINS reports there will be additional destroyed and damaged structures confirmed as they continue their survey. As of today: 135 single-family homes destroyed, 4 damaged and 79 outbuildings destroyed.

September 13, 2015 at 6:33 PM

Containment up to 25%. Minimal growth today.

September 13, 2015 at 5:19 PM

Repopulation Sunday, September 13, 2015

The following evacuation areas have been lifted for RESIDENTS ONLY:

1) All residences on East Clinton Road, to Clinton Road
2) Residences on Irish Town Road and Clinton Road to East Clinton Road
3) All residences on Mount Zion/Lookout Road area
4) All residences on Tabeau Road from Hwy 88 to South of Arrowhead
5) All residences on Clinton Road from Amador Lane/Tabeau Road to East/West Clinton split

The following are new road closures:

1) Tabeau Road just South of Arrowhead Road
2) East Clinton Road at West Clinton/Clinton Road split
3) Tabeau Road at Amador Lane

September 13, 2015 at 11:34 AM

Amador County Public Health alerts community members that because of smoke from the Butte Fire, respirator mask distribution sites have been established at multiple sites within Amador County.

Mask Distribution Sites:
– Payless Market, Pioneer
– Lockwood Fire Station #1, Volcano
– Amador Station Gas & Grocery, Pioneer
– Big Trees Market, Shake Ridge Rd
– Volcano Union Inn, Volcano
– ACES, Pine Grove
– St. Catherine Drexel Parish Center, Martell
– Church of Nazarene, Sutter Creek
– Cornerstone Church, Ione
– KVGC Radio, Jackson
– Laughton Ranch, Jackson
– Jackson Rancheria Shelter, Jackson
– Amador County Library, Jackson Branch
– Amador County Fairgrounds Animal Shelter, Plymouth

September 13, 2015 at 8:20 AM

Fire behavior remained moderate throughout the night moving North and East. Firefighters continue to fight the fire aggressively but critical fuel moisture levels, steep terrain, and limited fire access continue to provide challenges for firefighters.

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