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Fire at a glance (numbers)

  • Incident Name: Copper, Amador County
  • State: CA
  • Lead Agency: AEU
  • Size (acres): 48
  • Percent Contained: 90%
  • Estimate of Containment: unknown
  • Personnel: 30
  • Structures Destroyed: 0

Copper, Copper Hill Rd. off Hwy 16, Amador County.

October 2, 2020 at 9:00 PM

Fire Crews had a productive day today and were able to improve containment to 90%. The fire will be on patrol status throughout the night.

October 2, 2020 at 7:33 AM

The new CAL FIRE trained, Tahoe CCC Fire Crew is on site today to help with mop up. Dense brush and dry, dead trees will keep crews busy for several days.

October 1, 2020 at 7:03 PM

Firefighters will remain throughout the night again tonight as dense brush and oaks continue to smolder.

October 1, 2020 at 10:14 AM

September 30, 2020 at 7:19 PM

The fire has been mapped at 48 acres and is now 50% contained.

September 30, 2020 at 4:40 PM

Firefighters stopped the forward spread and have approx. 50% containment. Threat to structures has been mitigated and evacuation orders lifted allowing residents to return home.

September 30, 2020 at 4:10 PM

Fire is holding steady, please respect the road closures and evacuation area.

September 30, 2020 at 3:20 PM

Mandatory evacuation order for Long Gate Rd. Evacuation Center is at Amador County Fairgrounds-18621 Sherwood St., Plymouth, 95669.

Hwy 16 at Ione Rd east to Old Sacramento Rd.