Douglas, Loma Rica

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  • Incident Name: Douglas, Loma Rica
  • State: CA
  • Lead Agency: NEU
  • Size (acres): 17
  • Percent Contained: 100%
  • Estimate of Containment: August 18, 2019
  • Personnel: 80+
  • Structures Destroyed: 0

Douglas, Douglas Way near Karlyn Way in Loma Rica, Yuba County.

August 18, 2019 at 3:37 PM

Final acreage is 17 acres.

August 18, 2019 at 3:24 PM

Photo courtesy CAL FIRE

Mop-up operations underway on the fire now, resources will be committed for a couple hours.

August 18, 2019 at 3:18 PM

Air Attack 230 has been released from the Douglas incident.

August 18, 2019 at 3:11 PM

TNF Helicopter is picking up the crew now, they have been released from the fire.

August 18, 2019 at 3:08 PM

The incoming dozer has been canceled, dozer on scene is sufficient for now.

August 18, 2019 at 3:02 PM

IC is reporting good progress, canceling some of the resources en route.

August 18, 2019 at 2:56 PM

Douglas Air Attack is releasing both tankers back to Grass Valley.

August 18, 2019 at 2:51 PM

Fire is requesting a hard closure for all of Douglas Way, starting at Loma Rica Road. YCSO and CHP en route to implement the closure.

August 18, 2019 at 2:50 PM

Photo courtesy CAL FIRE

Fire is estimated at 10 acres, firefighters are successful with control lines and structure protection.

August 18, 2019 at 2:49 PM

Winds in the area are out of the SSW at 2-7mph, temperature is 85F and RH is at 34%.

August 18, 2019 at 2:44 PM

A total of three Washington Ridge crews ordered to the incident now.

August 18, 2019 at 2:41 PM

Additional engines are making access via Lone Tree Way to get to the person reportedly trapped by flames. Dozer en route from Nevada City, Washington Ridge crews are en route to the fire as well.

August 18, 2019 at 2:38 PM

Reports of a possible entrapment, in an RV or a camper, in the fire area. Firefighters prioritizing the area.

August 18, 2019 at 2:31 PM

Firefighters are making progress on the incident. Helicopter has dropped the crew on the ground and is making bucket drops.

August 18, 2019 at 2:29 PM

Tanker 88 in final approach to the fire, about one minute out.

August 18, 2019 at 2:28 PM

Tanker 89 is dropping retardant for structure protection.

August 18, 2019 at 2:25 PM

Additional units are arriving at scene, Air Attack 230 is overhead, reports 4-5 acres in grass and oak woodlands.

August 18, 2019 at 2:21 PM

TNF Helicopter 514 is en route to the fire. Additional engines from Smartsville and Foothill Fire to respond.

August 18, 2019 at 2:16 PM

First units at scene report the fire is burning at a moderate rate of spread in grass and brush near Karlyn Way. Requesting additional resources on top of the original dispatch to respond.

August 18, 2019 at 2:13 PM

Now a full wildland dispatch for the Douglas incident.

August 18, 2019 at 2:08 PM

Reported vegetation fire on Douglas Way near Loma Rica Road in Loma Rica. Units en route.