- Incident Name: Kingvale, I-80
- State: CA
- Lead Agency: NEU
- Size (acres): 1
- Percent Contained: 100%
- Estimate of Containment: October 18, 2017
- Personnel: 80+
- Structures Destroyed:
Kingvale, eastbound I-80 at the Kingvale on ramp.
October 18, 2017 at 4:50 PM
The fire is contained, mop-up operations are underway.
October 18, 2017 at 4:16 PM
Per Truckee Fire: Crews are working the fire, no evacuations at this time.
October 18, 2017 at 3:59 PM
Air Attack is releasing Tanker 88 back to Grass Valley.
October 18, 2017 at 3:55 PM
Firefighters are making good progress, Tanker 89 is being released back to Grass Valley.
October 18, 2017 at 3:48 PM
Tankers 88 and 89 are also assigned to the fire. 2 Washington Ridge crews, 1 dozer, Tahoe Forest Service engines, Truckee Fire and numerous CAL FIRE resources assigned.
October 18, 2017 at 3:47 PM
Power lines at the heel of the fire are down. Life safety alert for all incoming engines.
October 18, 2017 at 3:45 PM
The fire is near Kidd Lake, Air Attack recommends a slow roll for all trains in the area.
October 18, 2017 at 3:42 PM
Air Attack is overhead and TNF Helicopter 514 crew are on the ground. Fire is burning at a slow to moderate rate of spread. Additional units are arriving on scene.
October 18, 2017 at 3:20 PM
Reported vegetation fire on eastbound I-80 at Kingvale. Above the gas station on the hill.
Full wildland dispatch with air support en route.