Yuba Fire, Camptonville, Tahoe National Forest

In Contained Regional Firesby YubaNet

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  • Incident Name: Yuba Fire, Camptonville, Tahoe National Forest
  • State: CA
  • Lead Agency: TNF
  • Size (acres): 5.3
  • Percent Contained: 100%
  • Estimate of Containment: July 9, 2016
  • Personnel: 80+
  • Structures Destroyed: 2

Yuba, just behind the North Yuba Ranger Station of the Tahoe National Forest.

July 9, 2016 at 11:24 PM

The IC states the Yuba Fire is now contained.

July 9, 2016 at 7:00 PM

Air Attack 17 is leaving the Yuba Fire, returning to Grass Valley Air Base.

July 9, 2016 at 6:47 PM

TNF Helicopter 514 will be shutting down on at the fire. Helitack crew is continuing their work.

July 9, 2016 at 6:35 PM

Two crews are working to strengthen the fireline. Some heavy equipment is being released.

July 9, 2016 at 6:09 PM

Some resources are being released, but firefighters will remain on the fire throughout the night. Air Attack still some smoke showing at the head of the fire, but everything else is looking good.

July 9, 2016 at 5:54 PM

Old Camptonville Road remains shut down at Hwy 49. CHP and Yuba County Sheriff are providing traffic control.

July 9, 2016 at 5:53 PM

Tanker 93 and 95 are being released back to Chico and Redding respectively by Air Attack.

July 9, 2016 at 5:51 PM

The Type 1 helicopter out of Truckee has been canceled, Air Attack reports the line around the fire is almost completed.

July 9, 2016 at 5:45 PM

Small spot, approximately a 10 by 10, at the head of the fire. Ground resources and Helicopter 514 are working the spot, looks under control now.

July 9, 2016 at 5:37 PM

The forward progress of the fire has been stopped. Air tankers are on hold at the Grass Valley Air Base.

July 9, 2016 at 5:31 PM

Additional aircraft is on order from NorthOps. Firefighters are doing structure defense, multiple structures are still threatened but the progress of the fire has been slowed.

Photo by Jessie

Photo by Jessie

July 9, 2016 at 5:22 PM

Tankers are working the right shoulder of the fire to slow the forward spread of the fire. Two structures are involved.

July 9, 2016 at 5:12 PM

The fire is still estimated at 2 acres and burning at a moderate rate of spread.

One structure is involved, multiple homes are immediately threatened.

On scene right now: Tahoe National Forest, CAL FIRE, Camptonville Fire, North San Juan Fire, CHP and Yuba County Sheriff’s Office.

July 9, 2016 at 5:10 PM

AIr Attack is recommending looking into some evacuations for Camptonville and the area immediately behind the ranger station.

July 9, 2016 at 5:05 PM

One structure is reportedly involved, additional resources are being ordered up.

July 9, 2016 at 5:04 PM

Lookyloos are creating traffic problems, access to the fire for engines and heavy equipment is difficult.

July 9, 2016 at 5:02 PM

CHP is requested to the fire to help with traffic control. Avoid Marysville Road at Hwy 49 and especially Old Camptonville Road.

July 9, 2016 at 4:58 PM

Tankers have arrived and are working the head of the fire. TNF Helicopter 514 is dropping the crew off, then hitching the bucket to start dropping on hot spot.

July 9, 2016 at 4:55 PM

Immediate threat to 6 structures, some progress on the right flank of the fire.

July 9, 2016 at 4:53 PM 

Power lines are down on Hwy 49 and Marysville Rd of Camptonville.

July 9, 2016 at 4:52 PM

Air Attack is en route to the fire, two tankers on order. 6 engines and several water tenders en route.

July 9, 2016 at 4:49 PM

IC on scene is requesting law enforcement to help with evacuations.

July 9, 2016 at 4:47 PM

Helicopter 514 is off the ground and en route to the fire.

July 9, 2016 at 4:45 PM

The fire is close to residences and other structures in Camptonville, full wildland dispatch now on order.

July 9, 2016 at 4:42 PM

Report of a vegetation fire on the Tahoe National Forest, in the Camptonville area.