Fire at a glance (numbers)

  • Incident Name: Cronan Ranch
  • State: CA
  • Lead Agency: AEU
  • Size (acres): 27
  • Percent Contained: 95%
  • Estimate of Containment: June 10, 2020
  • Personnel: 77
  • Structures Destroyed: 0

Cronan Ranch off of Pedro Hill, in the community of Pilot Hill in El Dorado County.

June 10, 2020 at 7:43 AM

Crews made great progress overnight.

June 9, 2020 at 5:20 PM

Fire fighters are making great progress on the fire and forward progress has stopped. Significant resources remain on scene to ensure further containment. The cause of the fire is under investigation. No evacuations or road closures.

June 9, 2020 at 3:26 PM

Tanker 88 has been released from the fire, landing at Grass Valley now.

June 9, 2020 at 3:02 PM

June 9, 2020 at 2:45 PM

Fire rate of spread has slowed, some hotspots are still active.

June 9, 2020 at 2:38 PM

Tankers have reinforced the lines, two of the four assigned are returning to McClellan on a “load and hold.” [Ready to come back at a moment’s notice.] Helicopters are continuing to work the hotspots, two tankers are remaining in orbit. Ground resources are making good progress with line building.

Photo courtesy Heather Shakespeare

June 9, 2020 at 2:28 PM

The fire is burning midslope in grass and oak woodlands, spread has slowed. Tankers will drop on the head of the fire to further slow progression.

Photo courtesy Heather Shakespeare

June 9, 2020 at 2:26 PM

Helicopter is working the hot spots, ground resources are building line, working on a hoselay.

June 9, 2020 at 2:21 PM

No road closures at this time, but please avoid the area.

June 9, 2020 at 2:17 PM

Eldorado NF resources are assisting on the fire at Cronan Ranch.

June 9, 2020 at 2:12 PM

Tankers are laying retardant lines to slow the progression of the fire.

June 9, 2020 at 2:12 PM

The fire is currently at approx. 3 acres in the grass burning at a moderate rate of spread. Please avoid the area.