Idaho, Idaho-Maryand Rd, Grass Valley

In Contained Regional Fires by YubaNet

Vegetation fire on Centennial Drive and Idaho-Maryland Drive in Grass Valley. July 8, 2016 at 6:15 PM Two engines on scene are available for calls, on a 2-minute delay. Thanks to Larry Huntington for fighting the fire and sharing his video! He had this to say: A big thanks to Joe and Sean from Johnson Paving who saw the fire on the hill and raced their water truck to a nearby hydrant and got on scene when I did to help prevent the fire from growing much larger.  And of course a huge thanks to all the fire response teams!  ~Larry  July 8, 2016 at 5:58 PM The Idaho Fire is now fully contained. July 8, 2016 at 5:43 PM Idaho IC reports the forward progress of the fire has been stopped, containment is imminent. Firefighters will remain on scene for an additional 3 hours. July 8, 2016 at 5:42 PM Air Attack 230 is landing in Grass Valley after being released from the Idaho incident. July 8, 2016 at 5:35 PM The latest estimate still puts the fire at under 1 acre. As a reminder, 95% of all fires throughout California are contained at under 10 acres – thanks to the great work by firefighters. July 8, 2016 at 5:30 PM Idaho IC is starting to release some of the engines. July 8, 2016 at 5:24 PM Fire activity is winding down, extensive mop-up will take several hours. Mapping will determine if the fire is within city limits or in the unincorporated area. July 8, 2016 at 5:19 PM Air Attack is releasing Tanker 88 back to the Grass Valley Air Base. Good progress on the fire, mop-up is starting. July 8, 2016 at 5:12 PM IC is requesting one additional water tender. Law enforcement is dispatched to respond to the …