Clayton, Higgins area

In Contained Regional Firesby YubaNet

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  • Incident Name: Clayton, Higgins area
  • State: CA
  • Lead Agency: NEU
  • Size (acres): 2-3
  • Percent Contained: 100%
  • Estimate of Containment: September 13, 2019
  • Personnel: 40+
  • Structures Destroyed: 0

Clayton, Clayton Road and Rodda Drive, Higgins area in Nevada County.

September 13, 2019 at 9:28 AM

Firefighters are starting mop-up operations. Some engines will be released back to their respective units. Please watch for fire equipment leaving the area.

September 13, 2019 at 9:21 AM

Dozer has arrived at scene, they will help reinforce the containment line.

September 13, 2019 at 9:19 AM

IC reports the forward progress has been stopped. One Washington Ridge crew and one dozer to report to the fire to help with mop-up.

September 13, 2019 at 9:11 AM

Fire activity is moderating as firefighters are aggressively fighting the fire. Air Attack 17 has been released, as well as the National Guard helicopter that was in the area.

September 13, 2019 at 9:01 AM

Additional units have arrived at the incident, making progress with hoselays. Air Attack reports the fire is still burning at a moderate rate of spread, power lines in the area.

September 13, 2019 at 9:00 AM

Air Attack 17 is over the fire now.

September 13, 2019 at 8:59 AM

Report of an additional smoke of Mackinaw Way off Perimeter Road, some units will divert and investigate.

September 13, 2019 at 8:51 AM

Fire is estimated at 2-3 acres now. Additional resources requested to respond to the fire. No aircraft available yet.

September 13, 2019 at 8:44 AM

First unit at scene reports 1/2 acre, burning at a moderate rate of spread in oak woodlands.

September 13, 2019 at 8:43 AM

The reported blown transformer has caused a fire viable from the Wolf Mountain camera. Units en route.

September 13, 2019 at 8:36 AM

Transformer blown, possible vegetation fire on Provenza Court near Clayton Road off Wolf Road in the Higgins area. Units are en route.

September 13, 2019 at 8:19 AM

Power has been restored at YubaNet HQ.

September 13, 2019 at 8:13 AM

Power outage affecting YubaNet HQ and 7,235 others.