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.