Fire at a glance (numbers)

  • Incident Name: Country
  • State: CA
  • Lead Agency: NEU
  • Size (acres): 2-3
  • Percent Contained: 100%
  • Estimate of Containment: July 20, 2020
  • Personnel: 40+
  • Structures Destroyed: 0

Country, Country Heights Drive off Mooney Flat Road, Penn Valley area.

July 20, 2020 at 12:10 PM Air Attack is leaving the fire and releasing Helicopter 514 back to White Cloud.

July 20, 2020 at 12:04 PM Forward progress of the fire has been stopped, the fire is being remapped at approximately 2.5 acres. Extensive mop-up operations are starting, firefighters will be committed for several hours.

July 20, 2020 at 11:57 AM Both tankers are off the fire, hose lay is complete. Firefighters are reinforcing the containment lines and working on the interior hotspots.

July 20, 2020 at 11:45 AM Air Attack is releasing Tanker 88 back to Grass Valley.

July 20, 2020 at 11:42 AM Line construction is almost complete, fire activity has greatly diminished. There is one small spot outside of the hose lay, will be picked up with some helicopter bucketwork.

July 20, 2020 at 11:38 AM Tanker 89 will remain over the fire as a precautionary measure, no additional drops needed at this time.

July 20, 2020 at 11:34 AM The fire is burning at a slow to moderate rate of spread. Air Attack reports the fire is looking good. A small slopover is being worked on by the crews.

July 20, 2020 at 11:29 AM Avoid Mooney Flat Road, lots of firefighting equipment arriving. NCSO is en route for traffic control and potential road closures.

July 20, 2020 at 11:26 AM Air Attack is requesting two additional tankers, in addition to the tanker on scene and the TNF helicopter

July 20, 2020 at 11:24 AM Units are making progress with line construction, aided by aerial resources. Three to four structures are in the vicinity, but not immediately threatened. Dozer line is progressing.

July 20, 2020 at 11:18 AM

Air Attack and Tanker 89 are arriving over the Country incident.

July 20, 2020 at 11:16 AM

Units at scene report 1.5 to 2 acres in grass and oak woodland. All responding units to continue in.

July 20, 2020 at 11:12 AM

Reported vegetation fire on Country Heights Drive off Mooney Flat Road near Penn Valley, full wildland dispatch on order.