- 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
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
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.