Fire at a glance (numbers)

  • Incident Name: Brandie, Loma Rica
  • State: CA
  • Lead Agency: NEU
  • Size (acres): 73
  • Percent Contained: 100%
  • Estimate of Containment: June 16, 2022
  • Personnel: 50
  • Structures Destroyed:

Brandie, Brandie Drive in Loma Rica, Yuba County. Grass and oak woodland.

June 16, 2022 at 7:02 AM

June 14, 2022 at 8:21 AM

Containment is at 80% as of this morning.

June 12, 2022 at 8:07 AM

Minimal fire behavior continues with morning precipitation reported over the fire area.

June 11, 2022 at 4:34 PM

Mop-up operations are starting. Resources will be committed through the night, extinguishing hotspots and monitoring any flareups. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

June 11, 2022 at 4:03 PM

Updated mapping intel.

June 11, 2022 at 3:50 PM OCFA’s FIRIS has mapped the fire at 67 acres.

June 11, 2022 at 3:43 PM

Evacuation advisories have been lifted.

June 11, 2022 at 3:33 PM

Still some active flame within the perimeter, but lines are holding. No additional growth expected.

June 11, 2022 at 3:20 PM

Forward progress has been stopped.

June 11, 2022 at 3:02 PM

Fire behavior has greatly moderated, road closure at Dawn and Brandie still in place. Loma Rica Road remains closed.

June 11, 2022 at 2:45 PM

Washington Ridge and Placer crews are at scene of the fire. Tankers continuing to reinforce retardant lines.

June 11, 2022 at 2:33 PM

No further advisories are expected on the fire, the retardant box is holding. Dozer line nearing completion.

June 11, 2022 at 2:29 PM

Air Attack confirms the fire is holding at 75-80 acres, a few spots across Loma Rica Road.

June 11, 2022 at 2:21 PM

Tanker 101 drop is close to the dozer cutting line towards the head of the fire.

Tanker 101 on the Brandie Fire

June 11, 2022 at 2:19 PM

Tanker 101 is inbound from Redding and cleared to drop.

June 11, 2022 at 2:15 PM

Brandie Air Attack confirm the Large Air Tanker will do one drop over the fire, then return to Redding.

June 11, 2022 at 2:12 PM

Retardant lines and ground resources are making progress. Slopover on Loma Rica Road is holding, rate of spread has moderated.

June 11, 2022 at 2:08 PM

Air Attack is not requesting any additional aircraft, the resources dispatched are sufficient for now.

June 11, 2022 at 2:06 PM

YCSO has closed Loma Rica Road at Brandie. Tanker 86 is arriving over the fire.

June 11, 2022 at 2:03 PM

Loma Rica Road at Scott Grant is closed. 10-acre slopover on the other side of Loma Rica Road, held by retardant.

June 11, 2022 at 2:00 PM

Evacuation advisories have been issued for Zones LOM-E085 and LOM-E041 in Loma Rica.

Evac advisory

June 11, 2022 at 1:51 PM Brandie IC reports spotting across Loma Rica Road, incoming units to stage on Loma Rica and Scott Grant Road.

June 11, 2022 at 1:49 PM

Brandie Air Attack is inquiring about a Type 1 tanker. Currently assigned are 5 S2 tankers, 2 copters, 1 VLAT. One more tanker coming out of Redding, fully loaded.

June 11, 2022 at 1:48 PM

CHP units are arriving to provide traffic control. Avoid Loma Rica Road is possible.

June 11, 2022 at 1:43 PM

There is an immediate threat to structures, per units at scene. Tankers are starting retardant lines, to moderate the rate of spread towards the road. Tankers from Chico and McClellan are inbound.

Brandie Fire

June 11, 2022 at 1:36 PM

The fire is moving northwest towards Loma Rica Road and Brandie Road, now 50-60 acres.

June 11, 2022 at 1:34 PM

Air Attack 230 is overhead, requesting 2 additional tankers.

June 11, 2022 at 1:27 PM

First unit at scene reports 5-10 acres, multiple vehicles involved, structures threatened. Requested 5 additional engines.

Brandie Fire

June 11, 2022 at 1:22 PM

Reported vegetation fire, full wildland dispatch on order, on Brandie Drive in Loma Rica, Yuba County.