Faucherie, Lake Faucherie, Tahoe National Forest

In Contained Regional Firesby YubaNet

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  • Incident Name: Faucherie, Lake Faucherie, Tahoe National Forest
  • State: CA
  • Lead Agency: TNF
  • Size (acres): 1
  • Percent Contained:
  • Estimate of Containment: August 8, 2016
  • Personnel: 20
  • Structures Destroyed: 0

Lake Faucherie, Tahoe National Forest

August 9, 2016 at 11:59 AM

Photo Todd White, USFS

Photo Todd White, USFS

The fire is fully contained.

August 8, 2016 at 4:53 PM

Units have arrived at the fire and are beginning suppression efforts.

August 8, 2016 at 4:21 PM

One TNF engine, one CAL FIRE engine and Truckee Hotshots en route to the remote location of the incident. The fire potential is low, granite outcroppings abound.

August 8, 2016 at 4:05 PM

TNF Helicopter 514 is refueling at Bear Valley, then pick up the crew and head to Faucherie.

August 8, 2016 at 3:59 PM

Photo Todd White, USFS

Photo Todd White, USFS

Air Attack 17 is over the fire, reporting the fire is running into the rocks, but will require heavy mop-up once the fire is contained.

August 8, 2016 at 3:38 PM

Two tankers, one helicopter, four engines, one dozer and Truckee Hotshots on order.

August 8, 2016 at 3:32 PM

Full wildland dispatch en route to the reported fire.

August 8, 2016 at 3:25 PM

Report of a possible vegetation fire on Lake Faucherie.