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  • Incident Name: Beale, Penn Valley/Smartsville, Nevada County
  • Size (acres): 10
  • Percent contained: 100%
  • Estimated containment date: June 28, 2016
  • Firefighters assigned:  50+
  • Structures destroyed: 0
  • State: California
  • Lead Agency: CAL FIRE NEU, Penn Valley Fire[/x_accordion_item]

    Beale, Spenceville Road between Penn Valley and Smartsville in Nevada County.

    June 28, 2016 at 8:58 AM

    Please watch for fire engines leaving the Spenceville Road area. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

    Photo: Justin Maurer
    Photo: Justin Maurer

    June 28, 2016 at 8:53 AM

    IC is canceling helicopter 205 and the Washington Ridge crew. The fire is fully contained at approximately 10 acres. Firefighters will be committed for several hours with mop-up operations. A prevention Officer is en route to the fire.

    June 28, 2016 at 8:48 AM

    Helicopter is en route to the Beale incident.

    June 28, 2016 at 8:46 AM

    Updated acreage is now approximately 10 acres, IC reports the fire is burning at a slow to moderate rate of spread in grass and oak woodlands.

    June 28, 2016 at 8:35 AM

    Beale IC reports two fires, 1.5 and 2 acres respectively. Augmented dispatch requested.

    June 28, 2016 at 8:31 AM

    There appear to be several fires along the roadside on Spenceville Road. Firefighters are extinguishing the spots as they find them.

    June 28, 2016 at 8:27 AM

    Firefighters have located the vegetation fire along Spenceville Road. Penn Valley Chief reports about 1.5 acres in grass and brush. Additional resources are responding.

    June 28, 2016 at 8:14 AM

    Updated location for the reported fire is now Spenceville Road and Nichols Road.

    June 28, 2016 at 8:05 AM

    Possible vegetation fire in the Penn Valley/Smartsville area, near Beale Falls on Spenceville Road. Single report, several engines are being sent to investigate.