Loma, Browns Valley

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  • Incident Name: Loma, Browns Valley
  • State: CA
  • Lead Agency: NEU
  • Size (acres): 2
  • Percent Contained: 100%
  • Estimate of Containment: August 1, 2019
  • Personnel: 40+
  • Structures Destroyed: 0

Loma, Hwy 20 and Marysville Road in Browns Valley.

August 1, 2019 at 11:38 AM

Fire resources will be on scene for approximately 2 hours to mop up. Use caution on Hwy 20, watch for fire equipment.

August 1, 2019 at 11:37 AM

Loma IC reports the possible cause is a transient encampment, not PG&E.

August 1, 2019 at 11:28 AM

Loma IC requests the Washington Ridge crew stay on scene for now. Prevention officer and a water tender also requested to respond to the fire.

August 1, 2019 at 11:25 AM

Air Attack 530 is returning to Grass Valley. Te fire is holding at 2 acres, ground resources are starting mop-up operations.

August 1, 2019 at 11:22 AM

Air Attack is releasing  Helicopter 514 and Tanker 88.

August 1, 2019 at 11:20 AM

Firefighters are making good progress, Loma IC is canceling the crew still en route. Hoseline is almost complete the fire, estimating the fire at 2-2.5 acres.

August 1, 2019 at 11:20 AM

Water tender from Marysville is en route to the fire.

August 1, 2019 at 11:14 AM

Air Attack is over the fire, reports the fire is running parallel to the highway. Burning at a moderate rate of spread in light flashy fuels towards oak woodlands.

August 1, 2019 at 11:11 AM

First unit at scene reports approximately 1 acre in grass and oak woodlands, burning at a slow rate of spread.

August 1, 2019 at 11:08 AM

CAL FIRE, Smartsville Fire and Loma Rica Fire resources responding to the fire.

August 1, 2019 at 11:01 AM

Reported as 1/4 acre with structures in the area on the south side of Hwy 20 and Marysville Road in Browns Valley, possibly caused by PG&E cutting lines in the area. This will be the Loma Incident.

August 1, 2019 at 10:59 AM

Reported vegetation fire on Hwy 20 near Marysville Road, Loma Rica area. Full wildland dispatch on order, including aircraft.