- Incident Name: Van Tam, Grass Valley
- State: CA
- Lead Agency: NEU
- Size (acres): 3
- Percent Contained: 100%
- Estimate of Containment: October 10, 2017
- Personnel: 60+
- Structures Destroyed: 0
Van Tam, Van Tam Road off McCourtney Road in Grass Valley.
October 11, 2017 at 8:52 AM
Engines are on scene at the Van Tam Fire. Small spot, Engine 1 at scene can handle. All other engines can cancel.
October 11, 2017 at 8:39 AM
Possible spot outside the containment lines on the Van Tam Fire. Numerous engines en route.
October 10, 2017 at 1:57 PM
Firefighters will remain on scene for several hours, heavy mop-up operations underway.
October 10, 2017 at 1:11 PM
Good progress is being made, structure threat has greatly diminished. One crew for mop-up ordered to the incident.
October 10, 2017 at 12:55 PM
Engines have started hoselays on both flanks of the fire, making progress.
October 10, 2017 at 12:53 PM
Air tankers over the fire, retardant drops to slow progress of the fire while ground resources are working to protect the structures in the area.
October 10, 2017 at 12:50 PM
The fire is right next to Bent Metal Winery. Heavy manzanita and brush with oak and pine timber.
October 10, 2017 at 12:46 PM
Augmented dispatch to the fire, local, state and federal engines responding. Approximately 2 acres, threat to one structure. Running in grass and brush.
October 10, 2017 at 12:40 PM
New vegetation fire on Van Tam Way off McCourtney Road. Numerous engines en route. Tankers en route for both this and the Garden Bar fire.