Fire at a glance (numbers)

  • Incident Name: Auburn
  • State: CA
  • Lead Agency: NEU
  • Size (acres): 1
  • Percent Contained:
  • Estimate of Containment: October 2, 2020
  • Personnel: 40+
  • Structures Destroyed: 0

Auburn, Auburn Road near Kiwi Road in Nevada County.

October 2, 2020 at 4:29 PM

Firefighters will be on scene for a few hours for mop-up operations. PG&E estimates restoration time for the 1,367 customers to be 6:30 pm.

October 2, 2020 at 4:23 PM

Video courtesy Mary Eldrige, CAL FIRE NEU PIO.

October 2, 2020 at 4:17 PM

AIr Attack 230 is returning to Grass Valley, Helicopter 202 will remain on scene.

October 2, 2020 at 4:13 PM

Firefighters have a hoselay around the fire, PG&E crews will arrive shortly. Firefighters are still extinguishing hot spots.

October 2, 2020 at 3:56 PM

Air Attack is releasing both tankers, keeping the helicopter on scene for now.

October 2, 2020 at 3:53 PM

Structure threat has been mitigated, hose lines are close to being completed.

October 2, 2020 at 3:50 PM

Tanker will be on hold at GVAAB. Helicopter is working the fire and more ground resources are arriving.

October 2, 2020 at 3:43 PM

Air Attack 230 reports half to 3/4 acre, in brush and timber, one structure threatened. Fire is backing down the hill, burning at a slow rate of spread.

October 2, 2020 at 3:41 PM

Firefighters are at scene, confirming power lines and insulators in the ground. Unknown if the power lines are still energized. Aircraft is arriving over the incident.

October 2, 2020 at 3:37 PM

All responding units are being made aware of the downed power lines, health and safety risk. Access to the fire is reportedly off Kiwi Road. Power outage affecting 1,367 customers in the area.

October 2, 2020 at 3:32 PM

Reported vegetation fire after tree into power lines on Auburn Road near Kiwi Road, full wildland dispatch on order.