- Incident Name: Cherry, Cool
- State: CA
- Lead Agency: AEU
- Size (acres): 5
- Percent Contained: 100%
- Estimate of Containment: August 4, 2019
- Personnel: 40+
- Structures Destroyed: 0
Cherry, wy 193 x Cherry Acres in Cool.
August 4, 2019 at 5:05 PM
Forward progress of the fire has been stopped. Firefighters are starting mop-up operations and completing the line around the fire.
August 4, 2019 at 5:03 PM
Fire is close to full containment. Use extreme caution in the area and watch for fire equipment.
August 4, 2019 at 5:00 PM
Air Attack is releasing the TNF helicopter as soon as they are satisfied the spot fire is fully contained.
August 4, 2019 at 4:57 PM
Structure threat has been fully mitigated, both air tankers are being released from the fire.
August 4, 2019 at 4:50 PM
Tankers 88 and 89 are loaded and on hold in Grass Valley
August 4, 2019 at 4:49 PM
Per CAL FIRE AEU: Battalion 2711 is now the IC reporting 5 acres, making good progress.
August 4, 2019 at 4:47 PM
Helicopter is working two spot fires. The main fire is holding within the retardant lines. Eldorado NF Engine 333 and Watertender 235 are among the resources responding to the fire in Cool.
August 4, 2019 at 4:39 PM
Both tankers will return to Grass Valley Air Attack Base to reload and return to the Cherry Fire. Meanwhile, Helicopter 514 will set down and the crew will begin assisting ground resources. The helicopter will work the spot fire on the left side.
August 4, 2019 at 4:37 PM
The Cherry fire is estimated to be approximately 4 acres in size.
August 4, 2019 at 4:36 PM
Air Attack is directing both tankers to drop on the right shoulder to mitigate the threat to structures on the Cherry Fire.
August 4, 2019 at 4:27 PM
Firefighters are at scene of a vegetation fire in the area of Hwy 193 x Cherry Acres in Cool.