Patterson, El Dorado

In Contained Regional Firesby YubaNet

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  • Incident Name: Patterson, El Dorado
  • State: CA
  • Lead Agency: AEU
  • Size (acres): 35
  • Percent Contained: 100%
  • Estimate of Containment: August 17, 2019
  • Personnel: 10
  • Structures Destroyed:

Patterson, off Patterson Drive, south of Placerville in El Dorado County. Evacuations and road closures in place.

August 17, 2019 at 10:57 AM
Fire is 100% contained. Crews will continue to patrol the area to mitigate any potential hot spots.

August 16, 2019 at 8:57 AM

Fire crews made great progress and the fire is 50% contained. Crews continue to secure the perimeter and mop up hot spots.

August 16, 2019 at 7:57 AM

Good progress overnight, firefighters will continue to extinguish hotspots and strengthen containment lines throughout the day. Please avoid the area.

August 15, 2019 at 9:39 PM

Fire is 35 acres forward progress stopped

August 15, 2019 at 7:13 PM

All areas off of Patterson Road are being opened for repopulation for residents. Roads are still closed to non-residents. The area of Martinez Creek Road is still closed and still under evacuation, per EDSO.

August 15, 2019 at 6:50 PM

Both air tankers are at the Grass Valley Air Attack Base, on a load and hold from the incident. Retardant lines close to the water treatment plant are holding well, that area is the heel of the fire.

August 15, 2019 at 6:35 PM

The fire is holding at 30 acres, some aircraft are being released.

August 15, 2019 at 6:01 PM

Evacuations: All homes on Patterson Drive, from Calico Mine Road south, are being evacuated. Patterson Road, Calico Mine Road, Dutch Mine Road, Tombstone Court, Cerrito Road, No Way Out Court.

Evacuation Center is set up at Diamond Springs Fire Hall in Diamond Springs. 3734 China Garden Road, Diamond Springs.

August 15, 2019 at 5:27 PM

Additional resources assigned to the incident.

August 15, 2019 at 4:40 PM

Firefighters are at scene of a vegetation fire in the area of Church Mine Road and Martinez Creek in El Dorado. #PattersonFire Fire is 1-2 Acres Moderate Rate of Spread, per CAL FIRE AEU.