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Fire at a glance (numbers)

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Beale, Chuck Yaeger Road. Grass and brush. Fire started on Beale AFB and is now burning in CAL FIRE’s responsibility area.

August 21, 2017 at 12:51 PM

Revised final acreage: 867 acres

722 acres in the State Responsibility Area (SRA) and 145 acres on Beale AFB (FRA)

August 20, 2017 at 6:38 PM

The fire is now fully contained, dozers have completed the line around the fire.

August 20, 2017 at 5:38 PM

Heavy mop-up operations are underway, firefighters will remain committed for a few hours. There has been no damage to any structures, no injuries reported. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

August 20, 2017 at 5:13 PM

Final acreage on the fire is 950 acres. 600 acres in the SRA and 350 on Beale AFB.

August 20, 2017 at 5:09 PM

All aircraft has been released from the Beale Fire.

August 20, 2017 at 4:56 PM

Tanker 89 has been released from the fire, returning to Grass Valley Air Attack Base.

August 20, 2017 at 4:54 PM

Beale Air Attack estimates the fire at 1,200 acres approximately. Forward progress has been stopped. The helicopter will map the fire more accurately.

August 20, 2017 at 4:36 PM

Beale Air Attack is releasing Helicopter 205 back to Ukiah.

August 20, 2017 at 4:26 PM

Large air tankers 133 and 105 have been released from the incident, back to McClellan.

August 20, 2017 at 4:18 PM

Fire activity is slowing down, retardant and water drops are slowing progress.

August 20, 2017 at 3:51 PM

Tankers 88, 89 and 93 are working the fire, directed by Air Attack 230 now Beale Air Attack. Helicopter 205 is on final approach, will unload the helitack crew and then hook up the bucket to do water drops.

August 20, 2017 at 3:43 PM

Firefighters are focusing on the right flank of the fire, a residence and a barn are about 1/2 mile from the head of the fire. There is no immediate threat to structures, no evacuations or road closures at this time.

August 20, 2017 at 3:39 PM

Access for engines is difficult, but tankers and dozers are making good progress. Beale Air Attack thinks they can pick it up with the resources dispatched now.

August 20, 2017 at 3:36 PM

Dozers and retardant are making good progress.

August 20, 2017 at 3:34 PM

Vegetation fire near Beale Air Force Base on CHuck Yager Road. Units and aircraft are working the fire.