Camelia, Lake of the Pines

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  • Incident Name: Camelia, Lake of the Pines
  • State: CA
  • Lead Agency: CAL FIRE NEU
  • Size (acres): 1
  • Percent Contained: 100%
  • Estimate of Containment: September 2, 2016
  • Personnel: 50+
  • Structures Destroyed: 1

Camelia, structure fire on Torrey Pines Drive and Camelia Drive in Lake of the Pines, Nevada County.

September 2, 2016 at 12:44 PM

Firefighters are starting extensive overhaul and mop-up operations. Please watch for fire engines leaving the scene.

September 2, 2016 at 12:30 PM

Some resources are being released from the fire. Only the detached garage, which was already fully involved when the first unit arrived, has been lost.

September 2, 2016 at 12:28 PM

Camelia Air Tac reports the incident is looking really good, will leave and return back to Grass Valley.

September 2, 2016 at 12:23 PM

Threat to wildland has been mitigated, firefighters also successfully defended the main residence.

September 2, 2016 at 12:22 PM

Helicopter 7PJ has been released back to Auburn by Camelia Air Tac.

September 2, 2016 at 12:21 PM

Firefighters checking a neighboring residence are reporting smoke from the Camelia Fire got in the residence, still checking for any other source.

September 2, 2016 at 12:17 PM

Prevention officer is requested to the fire to investigate the cause.

September 2, 2016 at 12:16 PM

IC reports firefighters are getting a handle on the attic fire, canceling the incoming Washington Ridge crew and a dozer en route from Auburn.

September 2, 2016 at 12:16 PM

Tanker 88 is being released back to Grass Valley.

September 2, 2016 at 12:15 PM

Firefighters also responding now to a smoke alarm in an adjacent home.

September 2, 2016 at 12:14 PM

Updated location is on Torrey Pines Drive across from Camelia Way.

September 2, 2016 at 12:12 PM

Nevada County Sheriff’s deputies in the area to help with traffic. No evacuations or road closures at this time.

September 2, 2016 at 12:04 PM

Incident Commander has canceled the incoming helicopters. Air Attack 230 remains over the fire to watch for spot fires.

September 2, 2016 at 11:57 AM

Helicopter 7PJ is over the fire in Lake of the Pines. Air Attack 230 will be over the incident shortly. IC asks all aircraft, with the exception of Air Attack, to cancel. The fire is in a detached garage, some threat to the main residence, but firefighters have the all clear from the residence. Tanker 88 now also over the fire.

September 2, 2016 at 11:55 AM

Progress on the fire on Camelia Way. Several engines are still responding.

September 2, 2016 at 11:47 AM

Residential structure fire, with threat to the wildland in Lake of the Pines on Camelia Way. Use caution on Hwy 49 near Combie, numerous engines en route.