Fire at a glance (numbers)
- Incident Name: Concow
- State: CA
- Lead Agency: BTU
- Size (acres): 3-4
- Percent Contained: 100%
- Estimate of Containment: August 2, 2020
- Personnel: 60+
- Structures Destroyed: 0
Concow, Hwy 70 at Big Bend Road in Butte County.
August 2, 2020 at 3:56 PM
Fire contained, most units are released.
August 2, 2020 at 3:12 PM
Air Attack 210 is leaving the incident, returning to Chico.
August 2, 2020 at 3:10 PM
Mop-up operations are starting. One-way traffic still in effect on Hwy 70. Watch for heavy equipment leaving the incident later.
August 2, 2020 at 3:06 PM
Forward progress of the fire has been stopped. Hwy 70 is being reopened with one-way traffic control.
August 2, 2020 at 3:02 PM
Air Attack is releasing Tanker 88 back to Grass Valley.
August 2, 2020 at 2:56 PM
Air Attack is releasing the helicopter back to their base. Firefighters are starting to make good progress.
August 2, 2020 at 2:53 PM
Helicopter 205 is en route to the Concow fire. Fire continues to burn at a moderate rate of spread in brush and timber.
August 2, 2020 at 2:50 PM
Hard closure on Hwy 70 at Big Bend Road.
August 2, 2020 at 2:44 PM
Tanker 88 from GVAAB is on final approach.
August 2, 2020 at 2:39 PM
Concow IC is requesting CHP to expedite a response for traffic control on Hwy 70. Smoke over the roadway is creating a traffic hazard. Per Concow Air Attack, the fire is burning at a moderate rate of spread.
August 2, 2020 at 2:36 PM
Concow IC reports they are starting a hoselay on the west flank.
August 2, 2020 at 2:32 PM
New start near Concow, moving towards Hwy 70. Aircraft is overhead.