Ruth, Alta Sierra

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  • Incident Name: Ruth, Alta Sierra
  • State: CA
  • Lead Agency: NEU
  • Size (acres): .5
  • Percent Contained: 100%
  • Estimate of Containment: August 12, 2017
  • Personnel: 30
  • Structures Destroyed: 0

Ruth, Ruth Court in Alta Sierra. Tree into power lines.

August 12, 2017 at 4:57 PM

Power lines are down, PG&E has been notified. Four homes are out of power at this time.

August 12, 2017 at 4:56 PM

All resources still en route are being canceled. Avoid the area of Aileen Way and Ruth Court, lots of fire engines in the area.

August 12, 2017 at 4:53 PM

Power lines are suspended in the trees. Very small spot possibly 50 by 100ft, locals are trying to extinguish. First unit at scene reports they can handle with the units at scene.

August 12, 2017 at 4:52 PM

Air tankers are being held for the fire, only Air Attack is needed for now. The fire is very close to the end of the runway of the private Alta Sierra airport.

August 12, 2017 at 4:50 PM

Washington Ridge crews en route to the Ruth Fire. Life/safety hazard with power lines down. Wolf Mountain reports the smoke is starting to dissipate.

August 12, 2017 at 4:48 PM

Air tanker on order for the fire in Alta Sierra on Ruth Court.

August 12, 2017 at 4:43 PM

Report of a vegetation fire, tree into power lines in Alta Sierra. Power lines are arcing. Numerous engines en route.