Mule, Alta

In Contained Regional Firesby YubaNet

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  • Incident Name: Mule, Alta
  • State: CA
  • Lead Agency: NEU
  • Size (acres): 0.25
  • Percent Contained: 100%
  • Estimate of Containment: August 27, 2019
  • Personnel: 60+
  • Structures Destroyed: 0

Mule, of Drum Forebay north of Alta, Placer County.

August 27, 2019 at 6:02 PM

The fire is fully contained.

August 27, 2019 at 5:53 PM

Mule IC reports they can handle with the resources at scene. All resources staging can return to their respective stations.

August 27, 2019 at 5:44 PM

Both Air Attack and Helicopter 514 have been released and are returning to their respective bases.

August 27, 2019 at 5:36 PM

Most resources are still staged on Powerhouse Road. Access difficulties for ground resources, Air Attack remains overhead.

August 27, 2019 at 5:36 PM

Most resources are still staged on Powerhouse Road. Access difficulties for ground resources, Air Attack remains overhead.

August 27, 2019 at 5:21 PM

Canceling most of the incoming units.

August 27, 2019 at 5:18 PM

No road closures, no evacuations. PCSO is being canceled.

August 27, 2019 at 5:11 PM

Air Attack is releasing both tankers back to Grass Valley.

August 27, 2019 at 5:07 PM

Helicopter will drop a few bucketloads of water on the fire. Tankers are available if needed. Ground access is difficult, no road to the fire.

August 27, 2019 at 5:06 PM

Staging incoming resources on Drum Powerhouse Road.

August 27, 2019 at 5:00 PM

Air Attack is over the fire, will hold the tankers in orbit for now. Fire has limited potential, burning at a slow rate of spread.

August 27, 2019 at 4:58 PM

Two additional water tenders ordered to the reported fire off Lowell Hill. No units at scene yet, aircraft is coming overhead.

August 27, 2019 at 4:52 PM

At the time of report, the fire on Mule Spring was reported to be the size of a house and ATVs were seen leaving the scene towards Hwy 20.

August 27, 2019 at 4:45 PM

Reported vegetation fire in the area of Mule Spring Road off Lowell Hill Road near Alta. Full wildland dispatch on order.