Iowa, Iowa Hill

In Contained Regional Fires by YubaNet

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  • Incident Name: Iowa, Iowa Hill
  • State: CA
  • Lead Agency: NEU
  • Size (acres): 1
  • Percent Contained: 100%
  • Estimate of Containment: July 4, 2019
  • Personnel: 60+
  • Structures Destroyed: 0

Iowa, Iowa Hill Road in Placer County.

July 4, 2019 at 11:43 AM

Iowa IC declares the fire contained at 0.35 acres. Units on scene will remain for approximately 2.5 hours for mop-up. All incoming units are being released back to their respective units.

July 4, 2019 at 11:41 AM

Firefighters are making good progress, Iowa Air Attack is releasing the tankers back to Grass Valley.

July 4, 2019 at 11:34 AM

Aircraft actions have greatly moderated the fire behavior.

July 4, 2019 at 11:30 AM

All incoming units to continue in. Fire resources are blocking Iowa Hill Road. Please avoid the area. There are no evacuations ordered..

July 4, 2019 at 11:28 AM

Iowa IC estimates potential for 3-5 acres in brush and timber. Holding breathing support resources at their stations due to the change in conditions.

July 4, 2019 at 11:25 AM

Air Attack reports two structures involved, approximately 1 acre of vegetation involved, burning at a moderate rate of spread.  The threat to the strucrues has been mitigated.

July 4, 2019 at 11:23 AM

Tankers are starting retardant drops on the fire, Helicopter 514 has arrived, setting up bucket for dips.

July 4, 2019 at 11:19 AM

Water tenders dispatched to the fire, possible structure involvement.

July 4, 2019 at 11:17 AM

Air Attack and Tanker 88 are off the Grass Valley Air Base en route to the fire. TNF Helicopter 514 is en route from White Cloud.

July 4, 2019 at 11:13 AM

Law enforcement requested for traffic control in the Iowa Hill area.

July 4, 2019 at 11:11 AM

Additional response from Placer County and Tahoe National Forest to the Iowa Fire.

July 4, 2019 at 11:05 AM

Reported vegetation fire in the Iowa Hill area on Iowa Hill Road near Wagontrail Road. Full wildland dispatch on order.