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

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.