Kingvale, I-80

In Contained Regional Fires by YubaNet

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  • 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.