Hansen, Bear River

In Contained Regional Fires by YubaNet


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  • Incident Name: Hansen, Bear River
  • State: CA
  • Lead Agency: NEU
  • Size (acres): 0.50
  • Percent Contained: 100%
  • Estimate of Containment: August 23, 2019
  • Personnel: 20
  • Structures Destroyed: 0

Hansen, near the Hansen Bros. quarry access of Ben Taylor Road on the Colfax side.


August 23, 2019 at 7:11 PM

IC reports the fire fully contained, PCSO is on scene. Firefighters will mop up now and be committed for approximately another two hours.

August 23, 2019 at 7:06 PM

Air Attack 230 is leaving the incident, returning to Grass Valley.

August 23, 2019 at 7:04 PM

IC is requesting one more engine to respond, all other resources are being canceled.

August 23, 2019 at 7:00 PM

Air Attack is releasing both tankers back to Grass Valley, Helicopter 404 is also released. IC reports the forward progress has been stopped.

August 23, 2019 at 6:58 PM

IC reports one vehicle, fully involved, on Ben Taylor Road. The fire is burning both up and downhill from the vehicle fire.

August 23, 2019 at 6:56 PM

IC has the dozer staging at the Colfax High School. Tanker 89 has been released.

August 23, 2019 at 6:54 PM

Air Attack reports one engine at scene, no tree torching and low growth potential. Fire has been knocked down with a retardant drop.

August 23, 2019 at 6:52 PM

Canceling most of the fire resources from the Nevada County (Dog Bar Road) side.

August 23, 2019 at 6:50 PM

Law enforcement is requested to respond, with medic. There is a report of a possible assault in the area, unrelated to the fire.

August 23, 2019 at 6:46 PM

Air Attack reports the fire just west at the football field, near the canal. Best access of Ben Taylor Road.

August 23, 2019 at 6:45 PM

Air Attack is overhead, reports approximately 1/4 acre burning at a slow rate of spread.

August 23, 2019 at 6:41 PM

Units are en route to the reported fire, a white column is visible now in the area. Some resources are staging in Colfax off Whitcomb until a precise location can be given.

August 23, 2019 at 6:32 PM

Possible vegetation fire, full wildland dispatch on order. Black smoke seen in the area of Hansen Bros. Quarry on Taylor Crossing Road off Dog Bar Road.