Spring, Eagle Lake

In Contained Regional Fires by YubaNet

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  • Incident Name: Spring, Eagle Lake
  • State: CA
  • Lead Agency: TNF
  • Size (acres): 2
  • Percent Contained: 100%
  • Estimate of Containment: August 26, 2016
  • Personnel: 40
  • Structures Destroyed: 0
Spring, I-80 westbound near the Eagle Lakes offramp at the Indian Springs campground.

August 26, 2016 at 8:00 PM

Air Tac 230 is leaving the incident, returning to Grass Valley.

August 26, 2016 at 7:56 PM

Some resources are being released from the fire. Mop-up operations and patrol will continue through the evening.

August 26, 2016 at 7:51 PM

Helicopter has been released from the fire, returning to Auburn.

August 26, 2016 at 7:34 PM

Firefighters will be committed to the fire for at least another hour. Tankers have been released, shutdown time for aircraft is approaching.

August 26, 2016 at 7:32 PM

Westbound traffic on I-80 is not affected at this time. Please do not stop on the freeway to take pictures of the fire!

August 26, 2016 at 7:24 PM

Good progress reported. No spotting across the lines.

August 26, 2016 at 7:20 PM

Two additional water tenders are requested to the fire.

August 26, 2016 at 7:16 PM

Tankers are on scene, dropping retardant to box the fire in. Some trees are reported on fire. There are no evacuations, only the off ramp to Eagle Lakes is closed. Smoke is not affecting the visibility on I-80, however motorists should turn on their headlights and watch for fire equipment

August 26, 2016 at 7:12 PM

The fire is burning at a slow rate of spread, low flames only. Not burning in the trees yet. Full response is on scene and making good progress.

August 26, 2016 at 7:05 PM

Tanker 88 and 94 are inbound to the fire. Helicopters are on scene, working the fire. Air Tac reports progress being made.

August 26, 2016 at 7:00 PM

The Eagle Lake off ramp on westbound I-80 is now closed to traffic.

August 26, 2016 at 6:58 PM

The fire is reported to be near the Eagle Lakes campground. Smoke can be seen from I-80 and the top of Hwy 20.
August 26, 2016 at 6:41 PM

Report of a vegetation fire, smoke column building, 1/2 mile past Cisco Grove on the north side of I-80. Possibly power lines down near the Eagle Lake campground. Full wildland dispatch en route.