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Casci, Casci Road near Deer Creek east of Nevada City northeast of Scotts Flat.

July 24, 2017 at 6:35 PM

Firefighters will remain on scene until approximately 10 pm for extensive mop-up operations. No structures were damaged or destroyed, no injuries reported and the cause of the fire is under investigation.

July 24, 2017 at 6:09 PM

Casci IC is releasing some resources, fire is in mop-up mode now.

July 24, 2017 at 5:38 PM

Air Attack 210 is leaving the fire, returning to Chico.

July 24, 2017 at 5:20 PM

Casci IC requests two water tenders to the fire.

July 24, 2017 at 5:05 PM

Firefighters on scene have started to lay hoseline around the fire. IC states air support helped keep the fire in check until they arrived on scene.

July 24, 2017 at 4:35 PM

Photo courtesy Mark Demartini

Fire is holding, retardant box and water drops are working.

July 24, 2017 at 4:27 PM

There are no road closures or evacuations at this time, but please watch for fire engines and equipment on Hwy 20 and Scotts Flat Road.

July 24, 2017 at 4:25 PM

Tanker 94 and Forest Service helicopter are over the fire. Firefighters are still attempting to make access to the fire.

July 24, 2017 at 4:06 PM

Photo courtesy Mark Demartini

Casci Air Attack reports 1/4 to 1/2 of an acre, burning in heavy timber, at a slow rate of spread.

July 24, 2017 at 4:03 PM

Chico Air Attack 210 and Tanker 93 are on final approach for the Casci Fire.

July 24, 2017 at 3:57 PM

Banner Mountain lookout reports light white smoke, no significant build. Access will be very difficult for firefighters, long drive on narrow road with steep terrain.

July 24, 2017 at 3:49 PM

Fire engines will make access to the possible vegetation fire on Casci Road will be off Scotts Flat Road and Hwy 20.

July 24, 2017 at 3:32 PM

New report of a vegetation fire on Casci Road at the end of the road near Deer Creek. Full wildland dispatch, with aircraft on order.