- Incident Name: Garden, Garden Bar Road
- State: CA
- Lead Agency: NEU
- Size (acres): 19
- Percent Contained: 100%
- Estimate of Containment: October 10, 2017
- Personnel: 100+
- Structures Destroyed: 3
Garden, Garden Bar Road and Wolf Road in Nevada County.
October 10, 2017 at 8:52 PM
Final update on the fire, 19 acres and 100% contained. The increase in acreage is due to more accurate mapping.
October 10, 2017 at 4:04 PM
Evacuations are lifted, residents can return home. Please watch for fire equipment leaving the area.
October 10, 2017 at 3:58 PM
Road closures are being lifted in the area.
October 10, 2017 at 3:42 PM
Two structures and 1 barn were destroyed in the fire. Mop-up operations are underway on Sunnyside, Arbor Lane and Wolf Road.
October 10, 2017 at 3:03 PM
Forward progress has been stopped
October 10, 2017 at 2:48 PM
Air operations are done for the Garden Fire. IC is canceling one dozer still en route, they should be able to handle with the resources at scene.
October 10, 2017 at 2:27 PM
Firefighters are making good progress, Air Attack 500 remains over the fire.
October 10, 2017 at 2:18 PM
Two air tankers are being released from the Garden Fire, helicopters are taking over.
October 10, 2017 at 2:10 PM
Grass Valley Police, Nevada City Police are assisting NCSO and CHP with evacuations and traffic control. The fire is moving into heavier fuels, some tree torching reported.
October 10, 2017 at 1:53 PM
Use caution on Lime Kiln Road, a lot of firefighters are headed to the fire.
October 10, 2017 at 1:51 PM
Garden IC requests a prevention officer to the incident.
October 10, 2017 at 1:49 PM
Retardant drops are slowing the progress of the fire, helicopters are on scene and dealing with spot fires and extinguishing hot spots. Evacuations on Wolf Road up to Quarterhorse Drive.
October 10, 2017 at 1:39 PM
4 additional water tenders, multiple engines and crews en route to the fire. Winds are erratic in the area.
October 10, 2017 at 1:34 PM
Fire is moving north/northeast. Additional evacuations on Wolf Road coming.
October 10, 2017 at 1:31 PM
Evacuations are proceeding well. Please avoid the area and respect the road closures.
October 10, 2017 at 1:22 PM
Two heavy tankers and two single engine tankers are on order for the fire. Ground resources are working to make access to the head of the fire and provide structure protection.
October 10, 2017 at 1:16 PM
Augmented dispatch, engines, crews and dozers to the fire. Potential for spotting is a concern.
October 10, 2017 at 1:13 PM
Spread of the fire is slowing down but the potential for spotting is still high. Fire is estimated at 10-12 acres.
October 10, 2017 at 1:09 PM
Structures remain threatened by the flanking fire. Sunnyside Lane, Arbor Lane and a portion of Wolf Road are under evacuation orders.
October 10, 2017 at 1:06 PM
Wolf at Duggan has now a hard closure.
October 10, 2017 at 1:00 PM
SunnySide Arbor and Wolf Road will be evacuated. NCSO and CHP en route for traffic control and evacuations.
October 10, 2017 at 12:57 PM
Air Attack reports column growing rapidly. Some air tankers from the Lobo and Cascade fires are responding to the fire.
October 10, 2017 at 12:37 PM
First unit at scene on Garden Bar Road reports 1/4 to 1/2 acre burning at a moderate rate of spread. All units to continue in.
October 10, 2017 at 12:32 PM
Report of a vegetation fire near Wolf Road and Garden Bar Road in the Higgins area. Full wildland dispatch en route.