Mocking, Peardale/Chicago Park

In Contained Regional Fires by YubaNet

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  • Incident Name: Mocking, Peardale/Chicago Park
  • State: CA
  • Lead Agency: NEU
  • Size (acres): 1.5
  • Percent Contained: 100%
  • Estimate of Containment: August 11, 2019
  • Personnel: 40+
  • Structures Destroyed:

Mocking, Mockingbird Way and Paloma Way in the Peardale/Chicago Park area, Nevada County.

Photo courtesy Peardale Chicago Park Fire

August 11, 2019 at 4:31 PM

Most engines are being released, remaining resources at scene will be committed for approximately 2 hours.

August 11, 2019 at 3:25 PM

Mocking IC reports the fire contained, they have a line around in. Heavy mop-up and overhaul beginning. Canceling some incoming engines, handcrews to continue in.

August 11, 2019 at 3:23 PM

Air Attack 210 is over the fire, canceling the tanker and the helicopter. Firefighters on the ground are making great progress.

August 11, 2019 at 3:11 PM

Additional ground resources are on scene, making good progress. Tanker 89 has dropped retardant on the ridgeline to mitigate the threat to the structures in the area.

Photo courtesy Peardale Chicago Park Fire

Mocking IC is requesting only one aircraft to remain over the incident, the other aircraft can be reassigned to the fire in the Shirttail Creek area in Foresthill.

August 11, 2019 at 3:09 PM

Air Attack 210 is en route to the incident, ETA 3:25 pm.

August 11, 2019 at 3:06 PM

Firefighters are making access to the fire via Paloma Way. The fire is burning midslope to the top of the ridge.

August 11, 2019 at 3:02 PM

Structures are threatened according to the report from aircraft. Approximately 1/4 acre, burning at a slow rate of spread in brush and timber.

August 11, 2019 at 2:59 PM

Aircraft is over the fire, ground resources are en route.

August 11, 2019 at 2:56 PM

Multiple reports of explosions heard, now a growing column.

August 11, 2019 at 2:55 PM

Full wildland dispatch for the reported fire in the Peardale Chicago Park area, reported in the Mockingbird Way near Paloma Way.

August 11, 2019 at 2:51 PM

Report of a possible vegetation fire in the Peardale/Chicago Park, Sunshine Valley area. Units en route.