West, Camp Far West, Yuba County

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  • Incident Name: West, Camp Far West, Yuba County
  • State: CA
  • Lead Agency: NEU
  • Size (acres): 50
  • Percent Contained: 100%
  • Estimate of Containment: July 8, 2017
  • Personnel: 100+
  • Structures Destroyed: 2

Camp Far West off Camp Far West Rd and Wichita Way, east of Olivehurst (Yuba County)

July 10, 2017 at 7:03 AM

As of 7:00 am, the West Fire is now fully contained, according to Cal Fire.

July 9, 2017 at 6:56 PM

Per Cal Fire: WestFire [update] off Camp Far West Rd and Wichita Way, east of Olivehurst (Yuba County) is now 50 acres & 95% contained.

July 9, 2017 at 7:46 AM

According to the latest Cal Fire update, the fire is now 90% contained. Crews continue to make good progress and strengthen control lines.

July 8, 2017 at 8:48 PM

Photo courtesy Cody Fischer

Cal Fire: Camp Far West and Kapaka Lane, Yuba County. 2 outbuildings destroyed. The fire is contained as of 20:41.

July 8, 2017 at 6:53 PM

West Air Attack is releasing all tankers and helicopters.

July 8, 2017 at 6:33 PM

IC on the “Main” (secondary) fire reports they have a line around the fire. Tanker 91 and Tanker 93 are released to Chico by West Air Attack.

July 8, 2017 at 6:29 PM

West Air Attack is reporting the secondary fire is about an acre, burning at a slow rate of spread. Resources on the ground are making great progress, this fire is 50% contained.

July 8, 2017 at 6:28 PM

Spot fire may be a new fire, started inside the Main Gate of Camp Far West.

July 8, 2017 at 6:15 PM

Spot fire on Camp Far West Road is threatening a structure.

July 8, 2017 at 6:05 PM

Photo Cody Fischer

No evacuations at this point, no injuries reported. Firefighters are making good progress. Reduction in acreage due to more accurate mapping.

July 8, 2017 at 5:43 PM

Two structures are fully involved, with additional structures threatened.

July 8, 2017 at 5:41 PM

Copter 104 en route to the West Fire, ETA 5:55.

July 8, 2017 at 5:33 PM

Tanker 94 is inbound to the fire.

July 8, 2017 at 5:24 PM

The wind-driven fire is moving in a northerly direction.

July 8, 2017 at 5:17 PM

Cal Fire estimates the fire at 20 acres: Firefighters are battling a 20 acre fire off Camp Far West Rd and Wichita Way, 6 miles east of Olivehurst (Yuba County).

July 8, 2017 at 5:13 PM

Air Attack requests two tankers and one helicopter for a total of four tankers and two helicopters.

July 8, 2017 at 5:10 PM

Additional resources are being ordered to the fire, Air Attack 17 is over the fire. IC reports the fire has jumped the drainage, firefighters are pulling back for safety.