- Incident Name: Sand, Yolo County
- State: CA
- Lead Agency: LNU
- Size (acres): 2,512
- Percent Contained: 100%
- Estimate of Containment: June 15, 2019
- Personnel: 200
- Structures Destroyed: 7
Sand, Sonoma-Lake Napa Unit, Cal Fire. Three miles north of Rumsey, CA. Short grass and brush. Minimal fire behavior.
June 15, 2019 at 9:31 AM
This will be the final report unless a significant change occurs.
June 14, 2019 at 8:03 AM
Demobilization of excess resources continues. Two minor injuries have been reported.
June 13, 2019 at 7:28 AM
Fire crews continue constructing fire line and strengthening current lines. Fire crews will continue these operations while patrolling and mopping up hot spots. All evacuation and road closures have been lifted, we are asking the public to please drive safely as fire crews and emergency personnel are still working in the area.
June 12, 2019 at 7:51 AM
Cooling temps will aid in suppression efforts. Fire behavior is expected to be minimal again today. Demobilization of excess resources is ongoing.
June 11, 2019 at 9:35 PM
Fire behavior was minimal through the day. All road closures in the fire area have been lifted. The Evacuation Warning along County Rd 41 and Hwy 16 remain in place. Repopulation continues where safely possible. Hwy 16 opened at 12:00 p.m. today. Please be aware of emergency vehicles in the fire area.
June 11, 2019 at 7:34 AM
Evacuation center has been suspended due to a continued zero occupancy level. It can re-open if necessary.
Information boards: Beginning Monday, June 10, 3 locations; Station 23(3794 CA-16, Guinda), Boy Scout Camp (16980 Yolo Ave.) and Guinda Corner Store (7530 CA-16)
June 10, 2019 at 8:52 PM
Repopulation has begun where safely possible along County Rd 41. Portions of Hwy 16 and County Rd 41 remain closed.
June 10, 2019 at 2:41 PM
Evacuation orders lifted for County Road 41 area. Area is still under an advisory evacuation, residents are allowed to return home. Effective 5:00 P.M. TODAY. Fire personnel are still active in the area. Please reduce speeds and drive with caution. ALL trails and footpaths in the fire perimeter are off-limits. The evacuation order will be lifted at 5:00 p.m. due to a variety of factors, please stay vigilant and aware of smoke and fire. If you see a fire that has not already been identified by emergency personnel, call 9-1-1.
June 10, 2019 at 7:26 AM
Hwy 16 continues to be closed from Hwy 20 to County Road 45.
June 9, 2019 at 8:29 PM
Evacuation center has been suspended due to a continued zero occupancy level. It can reopen if necessary.
Info Boards Beginning Monday, June 10, 3 locations; Station 23(3794 CA-16, Guinda), Boy Scout Camp (16980 Yolo Ave.) and Guinda Corner Store (7530 CA-16).
June 9, 2019 at 6:19 PM
non-residential structures have been destroyed. Cooperating Agencies: CAL FIRE, Cal OES, Yolo County Sheriff, CHP, NBIMT and multiple local government fire agencies.
June 9, 2019 at 11:47 AM
June 9, 2019 at 10:07 AM
The fire is estimated at 1,800 acres. Hwy 16 closed from hwy 20 to the town of Brooks.
June 9, 2019 at 7:46 AM
Highway 16 and County Rd. 41 remain closed. Evacuation orders remain in place for the fire area. North Bay Team 3 has been assigned, a type 3 IMT.
June 8, 2019 at 9:19 PM
Hwy 16 closed from Hwy 20 to the town of Brooks.
June 8, 2019 at 8:06 PM
Evacuation orders in place for the community of Guinda. Strong gusty winds continue to challenge firefighting efforts. Hwy 16 is closed in the fire area.
June 8, 2019 at 7:00 PM
Fire behavior has greatly moderated.
June 8, 2019 at 6:35 PM
Campground evacuations have been completed.
June 8, 2019 at 6:34 PM
Solano County Fire: Out of County Wildland Fire Strike Team Call Out | 5 Engines requested to assist Yolo Couty
June 8, 2019 at 6:27 PM
Hwy 16 Yolo county between Guinda & Hwy 20 is shut down in both directions due to vegetation fire. NO ETO. The fire continues to burn at a moderate rate of spread in grass. Many thanks to Craig Philpott https://t.co/Ej8iBSRsWZ for the photo!
June 8, 2019 at 6:24 PM
Sand Fire Evacuation Center is the Esparto Boy Scout Cabin at 16980 Yolo Avenue
June 8, 2019 at 5:44 PM
Sacramento Fire is responding to the Sand Fire in Yolo County. Over 100 acres have burned off County Road 41 & Highway 16 in the Rumsey area.
Engine 343 & Engine 318 from the City are enroute.
June 8, 2019 at 4:48 PM
Yolo County evacuation map is here: