Fire at a glance (numbers)
- Incident Name: Walker, Calaveras
- State: CA
- Lead Agency: TCU
- Size (acres): 1,455
- Percent Contained: 80%
- Estimate of Containment: unknown
- Personnel: 709
- Structures Destroyed: 2
Walker, Tuolumne-Calaveras Unit, Cal Fire. Nine miles northwest of Copperopolis, CA. Brush and tall grass. Minimal fire behavior with smoldering.
June 17, 2020 at 7:25 AM
Firefighters worked through the night to achieve 10% containment. North winds moved the fire towards Hunt Rd.
June 16, 2020 at 7:15 PM
Critical rate of spread on the fire now.
June 16, 2020 at 6:45 PM
Evacuations requested due to the rapid spread of the fire. West of Pool Station Road to Riata Way, Hunt Road east to Hwy 4 and Pool Station Road.
June 16, 2020 at 6:17 PM
Current conditions: 78 degrees, 27% RH, wind W @ 6, Gusts to 16
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June 16, 2020 at 6:06 PM
The fire is burning at a dangerous rate of spread. Additional air tankers requested after the fire has crested the ridge.